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We can’t trust the billionaires of Davos to solve a climate crisis they created | Payal Parekh

This week, among the private chalets and deep snow of Davos, the world’s leading politicians and businesspeople have been spending their time at the World Economic Forum (WEF), and they’ve been talking about the climate crisis. Greta Thunberg and Prince…

The ‘Climate Emergency’ Is A Threat To Democracy

One week, it’s that old Malthusian David Attenborough telling us ‘the moment of crisis has come’. The next it’s that young Malthusian Greta Thunberg telling us ‘our house is still on fire’ and ‘inaction is fuelling the flames’. Both express…

Why Isn’t Greta Sailing To China To Whine At President Xi?

Children should be seen and not heard. That used to be a common philosophy. Anti-child? Full of contempt and bitterness? No. Ageist? Threatened by a younger generation? No. Children are ignorant. Not stupid. No, children are not intrinsically stupid. Besides,…

Scientists accidentally discover new type of immune cell that kills most cancers

The cure for cancer might have been hiding within the human immune system all this time. A team of scientists from Cardiff University have accidentally discovered a new type of immune cell that appears to be a broad-spectrum remedy for…

Climate Change Is Not Behind Australia’s Hailstorms

It was pretty inevitable that once the rain finally started to fall in South Eastern Australia, extinguishing some of the bushfires which have been raging for weeks, the wet weather, too, would be blamed on climate change. ‘Climate apocalypse starts…

Lizard Fends Off Predators To Protect Her Eggs | Life | BBC Earth

Life as a single mum isn’t easy – but where predators are concerned, this horned lizard isn’t having it.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #hornedlizard #davidattenborough #bbcearth Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist LifeDavid Attenborough narrates a breathtaking ten-part…

Baby Chimps Visit The Forest For The First Time | BBC Earth

These baby chimps are learning all the skills they’ll need to survive on their own. This is their first visit to the forest since being rescued.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #Chimpanzee #BabyChimpRescue #AnimalRescue Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur…

Top 5 Animal Superpowers! | BBC Earth

How can a dragonfly see in slow-motion, or a giant rat’s super sense of smell detect tuberculosis? We’ve pulled some of the most incredible animal abilities from the BBC Archive for our latest compilation.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #Top5AnimalSuperpowers #Top5AnimalCompilation #BBCEarth Watch more:Planet…

Puppies and Baby Chimpanzees Make The Cutest Friends | BBC Earth

Baby chimps and puppies… need we say more?!Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #Chimpanzee #Puppy #CuteAnimals Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Baby Chimp RescueJenny and Jim Desmond are parents to an unusual and very large family – over…

Climate change: What can I do about it and other questions – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images “The moment of crisis has come” in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. He spoke as BBC News launched a year of special coverage on global warming. Here are our answers to…