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Guest post: Polls reveal surge in concern in UK about climate change

From 15-25 April, climate change was high on the news agenda in response to the Extinction Rebellion protests in London, a major BBC documentary presented by Sir David Attenborough and the visit to London by the Swedish school climate protestor Greta Thunberg.

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Extinction Rebellion stages youth protest at Heathrow airport

The protesters said they were risking arrest to highlight the dangers of climate change. “To everyone reading about this, I’m here because I love you and fear for your future and my future,” said Oscar Idle, 17, from Bristol. “It’s that love and that fear that gives me courage.”

international monetary fund chief christine lagarde greets sir david attenborough

Global warming could create ‘greater migratory pressure from Africa’

Europe can expect even greater migratory pressure from Africa unless action is taken to prevent global warming, Sir David Attenborough has said in a strongly worded warning to policymakers that time is running out to save the natural world from extinction.

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Attenborough to front climate-change film as BBC moves from teach to preach

Natural history programming is one of the oldest and most sustainable forms of TV life. It is 50 years since David Attenborough made his first major TV documentary series, The Miracle of Bali, its title capturing the eyes-wide wonder of the genre at the time.

congresswoman alexandria ocasio-cortez and senator ed markey present their green new deal resolution

The Green New Deal: Finally climate policy informed by science

In short, science is our best hope to enable informed choices about our future. Big ideas like president Roosevelt’s New Deal also gave our nation hope for reversing the downward economic spiral of the 1930s with government programmes that still benefit us today. However, when it comes to a safe climate, science and policy have operated in a vacuum.

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David Attenborough and Prince William take world leaders to task on environment

Davos 2019: broadcaster tells prince that humans have power to exterminate whole ecosystems ‘without even noticing’ — Sir David Attenborough has warned that humankind has the power to exterminate whole ecosystems “without even noticing”, and urged world leaders to treat the natural world with respect, during an interview with Prince William in Davos. Prince William …

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Record private jet flights into Davos as leaders arrive for climate talk

Experts predict up to 1,500 individual private flights in and out of airfields serving Swiss ski resort for World Economic Forum — David Attenborough might have urged world leaders at Davos to take urgent action on climate change, but it appears no one was listening. As he spoke, experts predicted up to 1,500 individual private …

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