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Eating a meal that is good for both you and the planet can be simple – just ask a few questions before you tuck in | Tony Lovell 9 Oct 7:31pm Eating a meal that is good for both you and the planet can be simple – just ask a few questions before you tuck in | Tony Lovell
Putting biodiversity on the menu solves the thorny question of what to have for dinner Should you go full vegan, or is being “just” vegetarian enough? Do you completely avoid meat, go with lab-grown artificial meat, or insist on properly managed grass-fed meat only? Organic dairy milk is OK, isn’t it? Your friend said soy and almond milk are better – but you just read an article about how much water it takes to grow almonds, and isn’t soy farming a leading cause of rainforest clearing in the Amazon? Deciding what to eat shouldn’t be this complicated – having a meal that is good for both you and our planet should be simple. And it is.
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Global warning: climate protests around the world – in pictures 9 Oct 2:46pm Global warning: climate protests around the world – in pictures
Two weeks of worldwide climate protests by Extinction Rebellion are under way, with the group pronouncing: ‘To governments of the world: we declared a climate and ecological emergency. You did not do enough. To everybody else: rebel’
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The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me | George Monbiot 9 Oct 10:58am The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me | George Monbiot
Fossil fuel giants have known the harm they do for decades. But they created a system that absolves them of responsibilityLet’s stop calling this the
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Greta Thunberg, favourite to win Nobel peace prize, honoured at Standing Rock 9 Oct 9:47am Greta Thunberg, favourite to win Nobel peace prize, honoured at Standing Rock
Swedish activist, 16, visits North and South Dakota in solidarity with indigenous groups fighting Dakota Access oil pipeline
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Why we need political action to rein in the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer 9 Oct 7:00am Why we need political action to rein in the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer
The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, explains how these firms have continued to expand their operations despite being aware of the industry’s devastating impact on the planet
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Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions 9 Oct 7:00am Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions
New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. New data from world-renowned researchers reveals how this cohort of state-owned and multinational firms are driving the climate emergency that threatens the future of humanity, and details how they have continued to expand their operations despite being aware of the industry’s devastating impact on the planet.
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Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands 9 Oct 7:00am Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands
State-owned firms such as Saudi Aramco and Gazprom have 90% of known reserves The businesses controlling the future of the global climate are names most people have never heard of. State-owned companies with rights over the exploitation of national
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It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede 9 Oct 7:00am It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede
Just 20 companies are responsible for 35% of carbon emissions yet they continue to ignore calls for change We’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the world’s carbon emissions. Now the
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Sulphur-crested cockatoo survives after being shot five times by two guns 9 Oct 2:36am Sulphur-crested cockatoo survives after being shot five times by two guns
The bird, called Mr Cocky by rescuers, was treated at Sydney animal hospital and seems largely unaffected by ordeal A cockatoo has survived after it was shot five times by at least two different air rifles in Sydney’s west. Dubbed Mr Cocky by its rescuers, the
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