Shell announces highest-ever annual profit of $40 million
Oil and gas giant Shell’s profit has doubled since the previous year.
“Green capitalism” means extinction
Chris Lickley examines the failures of so-called “green capitalism”, and stresses the urgent need for governments and corporations to tackle global warming
Capitalism and pollinator decline
“What is rational according to the economic logic of capitalism is by no means rational for people or the environment”, writes Ciaran Harris as he explains why so many pollinators are being wiped out
Public inquiry into Cumbrian coal mining project begins
A public inquiry has begun into the development of the UK’s first deep coal mine in 30 years. The project, run by West Cumbria Mining (WCM), would extract 2.78 million tonnes of coal a year up until 2049, but has been widely criticised for its potential environmental impact.
100 days to COP26
Tomorrow marks 100 days until the start of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. It is due to take place in November having been pushed back a year, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.