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Football and the climate crisis: does the game really want to tackle it?

About three years ago, in the thick of a League Two promotion campaign, Michael Doughty began to notice something. An unusually wet winter had flooded Swindon Town’s training pitches, forcing them to trek up and down the country in search…

Will Steffen fought passionately for our planet. To honour him we must follow his lead | Penny Sackett

This week science lost one of its greatest Earth system experts, Australia lost a skilled, passionate communicator of climate science and the world lost a humble soul of the highest humanity, kindness and integrity. As did scores of others, I…

Will Steffen, ‘courageous’ climate scientist, dies in Canberra aged 75

Globally renowned Australian climate scientist Prof Will Steffen has died, aged 75, with former colleagues and family remembering him as an inspiring, courageous and gentle human. Steffen died in Canberra hospital on Sunday evening after almost a year of treatment…

‘Recession Resilient’ Climate Start-Ups Shine in Tech Downturn – The New York Times

Tech workers and investors are flocking to start-ups that aim to combat climate change. When Arebeth Pease was laid off from the tech start-up MasterClass last year, she could have had her pick of jobs. But so many tech companies’…

Climate activists guilty of smashing Barclays HQ windows spared jail

Seven climate change activists who were found guilty of causing more than £100,000 of damage by smashing windows at the headquarters of Barclays Bankwere spared jail by a judge. Zoe Cohen, 52, Carol Wood, 53, Sophie Cowen, 31, Lucy Porter,…

Anchorman director to sell Sex Panther prop in climate fund auction

It may smell like pure gasoline, but it could now help Just Stop Oil. The director of Anchorman is selling the film’s original Sex Panther cologne (“Yep, it’s made with bits of real panther, so you know it’s good”) to…

What 2023 could mean for Ukraine, China, conflict zones, and climate change – Grid

One year ago, even some sophisticated readers — and savvy editors — couldn’t have identified Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a photo or found Luhansk and Donetsk on a map. It’s doubtful they’d have known what “HIMARS” or “ATACMS” were,…

New In The New Year: 1.5 degree warmer world looms, but it’s not the end – The Indian Express

This year’s climate change conference in Egypt, COP27, was hailed as ‘historic’ for its decision to create a fund to help developing countries recover from climate-induced disasters. While the decision undoubtedly addressed a long-pending demand of the developing countries, there…

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A newborn held aloft in Pakistan sums up the sheer injustice of the climate crisis | Fatima Bhutto

This summer, intense monsoon rains combined with glacial melt caused super-floods across Pakistan. We are home to the second largest number of glaciers after the polar regions and, thanks to global heating, they are melting at unprecedented, terrifying speed. This…

Rajya Sabha to deliberate upon concerns around global warming today | Mint – Mint

On Thursday afternoon, the Rajya Sabha will discuss the serious effects of global warming and the need for corrective action to combat it. All the members of the Upper House were informed beforehand about the issue of global concern for…

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