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Queen Victoria’s Personal Letter Box Dating Back 140 Years is Unearthed–With a Christmas Card Inside

Queen Victoria’s miniature mailbox which she used to send letters and cards during her reign 140 years ago has been unearthed. The 30 inch tall box, which was carved into the style of a Royal Mail’s ‘pillar box,’ was recently discovered in a cottage in Surrey, intriguingly with an undelivered Christmas card inside. The beautiful […]

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Some European Nations See Warmest Start to the Year Ever Measured

In the coastal Spanish town of San Sebastián, residents swapped coats for T-shirts and headed to the beach for a swim. In Rome, tourists and locals strolled in the sunshine in light sweaters. And in low-lying areas of the Pyrenees,…

30% of Barbados Seas to be Protected Under “Blue Bond” Financing That Saved The Seychelles

As part of a debt-for-nature refinancing program, the island nation of Barbados is set to unlock $50 million in funding for conservation of its entire marine ecosystem. Barbados committed at last year’s COP to protect 30% of its territorial waters but lacks the funds to do so. The Nature Conservancy announced it will work with […]

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UK Approves New Coal Mine, Despite Climate Concerns

The British government approved on Wednesday the country’s first coal mine in decades, a project promoted as a source of new jobs but which has been criticized as a reversal of efforts to control climate change. The mine, near Whitehaven…

Prince and Princess of Wales to Visit Boston as the Royal Family Recasts Itself

On its face, the visit by William and Catherine, the Prince and Princess of Wales, to Boston this week is typical of the British royal family’s philanthropic work. The couple will present awards given out by the Earthshot Prize, an…

As Climate Protests Get Bolder, British Police Strike Back With New Powers

LONDON — When environmental protesters recently stopped traffic on the M25 freeway that circles London, one journalist, Charlotte Lynch, was standing on a bridge above reporting on the latest of the group’s disruptive demonstrations for her radio station, LBC. But…

Climate Scaremongers: Public Wants Action On Climate, Don’t Want To Pay For It

IPSOS has just released the results of a poll timed to coincide with COP27. They state: ‘As part of a global study covering 34 markets looking at citizen support for policies to help tackle climate change, British citizens are most…

The Contradictions of Climate Activism

On Friday morning two young women approached Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” on display in the National Gallery in London, and hurled tomato soup across the blooms, before gluing themselves to the gallery wall. The two activists were part of a…

Neptune discovered on this date in 1846

Read the fascinating story of the discovery of Neptune, found on September 23, 1846. It was the first planet to be discovered not solely by looking in the sky … but by using mathematics.

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A Key to Controlling Emissions: More Buildings in a City’s Unused Spaces

This article is part of Climate Solutions, a special report on efforts to make a difference, coinciding with The New York Times Climate Forward conference and Climate Week NYC. Just south of the River Thames in the heart of London,…

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