A lot of information has been circulating online that puts all the blame for Australia's unprecedented fires on arson or green policies – anything other than climate change. Spreading the myth that fires were deliberately lit is dangerous and wrong. Here is a factcheck tackling some of the rumours.
London, 15 January 2020 – New research in French Guiana supported by Greenpeace, reveals that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are forcing Pacific leatherback turtles to travel almost twice the distance to reach new feeding grounds after leaving their nesting grounds.
London, 15 January 2020 – Greenpeace and Aardman, the award-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit, have today launched a powerful new animated film highlighting the plight of the world’s oceans.
Sea turtles are some of the most mysterious and magnificent ocean creatures. Sadly, most species are threatened with extinction. A new animation – a collaboration between Greenpeace and Aardman, makers of Wallace and Gromit – highlights the threats they face, but what makes these marine reptiles so special in the first place?
One of the most useful things everyone can do to take action on climate change *right now* is to eat less meat and dairy. But eating vegan, for a meal or a month, is much easier with some solid know-how. Here are 10 tips to increase the amount of plant-based foods in your diet.
The term “climate criminal” shouldn’t be used lightly. However, oil companies continue with business-as-usual, even though people all around the world are suffering from the impacts of climate change. Here are three reasons why oil giant BP most definitely is a climate criminal.
Apocalyptic scenes from Australia have shown the devastation being caused by the raging fires. Lives have been lost and thousands forced to flee their homes as millions of hectares have been consumed. Wildlife has also perished in the flames. But how has climate change made the fires so bad, and what is being done to prevent them?
In the last 12 months, climate change and the destruction of nature have become impossible to ignore. Millions of people took to the streets as wildfires raged and heatwaves threatened lives – hitting many of the communities least responsible hardest. 2020 will kickstart a decade of change so forests, oceans and the climate can be restored and renewed.
Throughout 2019, activists and volunteers have continued to demand action on pollution and the climate emergency from corporations and politicians worldwide. This global fight is far from over, but here we celebrate our 2019 successes as we look forward to 2020 and the decade of change ahead.
It made headlines, it broke records, it *finally* got linked with climate change. Here’s a look back at some of the wild weather we braved in 2019.