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Sir David Attenborough blasts inaction on climate change

January 16, 2020 - 6:20am
The naturalist and broadcaster has warned that "the moment of crisis has come".
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Our Planet Matters: What's the BBC plan all about?

January 16, 2020 - 5:02am
The BBC plans a raft of new services and shows examining climate change and the state of our planet.
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Our Planet Matters: What is climate change?

January 16, 2020 - 5:00am
It's been linked to a year of extremes – from bushfires to torrential rains – but what is it?
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Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'

January 16, 2020 - 5:00am
We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.
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Meet the NASA intern who discovered a new planet on his third day

January 16, 2020 - 12:47am
This teenager found a new planet on the third day of his internship at the US space agency.
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Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

January 16, 2020 - 12:06am
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.
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Neanderthals 'dived in the ocean' for shellfish

January 15, 2020 - 9:17pm
Until now, there's been little evidence our evolutionary relatives could swim.
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Facts and figures behind our climate and weather

January 15, 2020 - 7:23pm
What can the weather tell us about our changing planet? Ben Rich looks at the latest data in the first of our new monthly series, Climate Check.
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Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record

January 15, 2020 - 4:03pm
Global data from three agencies also shows that 2019 was the second warmest year since 1850.
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HS2 could threaten irreplaceable natural habitats, report warns

January 15, 2020 - 2:51am
Wildlife group says rare species could be wiped out by rail link and calls for a "greener" approach.
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Birmingham car ban: How would the scheme work?

January 15, 2020 - 2:41am
A scheme to stop cars travelling across the city has been proposed, but how would it actually work?
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COP26: Climate summit may cost 'several hundred million pounds'

January 15, 2020 - 12:24am
The UK government shows "lack of clarity" on funding the COP26 conference in Glasgow this year.
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Reconnecting with nature triggers eco-actions

January 15, 2020 - 12:12am
People with access to green spaces are more likely to be more environmentally friendly, study finds.
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Congestion charge plan in Cardiff clean air scheme

January 15, 2020 - 12:07am
Cardiff could join London and Durham and charge city centre drivers to meet clean air targets.
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Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help

January 14, 2020 - 8:05pm
We look at how hot the world has got and what can we can all do to tackle global warming.
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First stranded Orca found in almost 20 years in the Wash

January 14, 2020 - 4:23pm
The dead 15ft (4.5m) long juvenile killer whale was found on the coast of Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
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Climate change: Australia fires will be 'normal' in 3C world

January 14, 2020 - 1:33am
UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a foretaste of decades to come.
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Oldest material on Earth discovered

January 13, 2020 - 8:43pm
Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth.
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Secrets of '1,000-year-old trees' unlocked

January 13, 2020 - 8:05pm
Scientists discover how the gingko lives to such an old age, surviving for centuries or millennia.
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Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese billionaire seeks 'life partner' for Moon voyage

January 13, 2020 - 2:04am
Yusaku Maezawa appeals for a "life partner" to join him on Space X's maiden Moon voyage in 2023.
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