Trump weakened environmental laws after BP lobbying

Letter suggests oil firm pushed for changes whereby fewer projects would need impact assessments BP has successfully lobbied US policymakers to weaken a landmark environmental law, clearing the way for major infrastructure projects to bypass checks.US …

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Make big polluters pay for mass tree planting, officials say

Oil companies and airlines could fund 100m trees a year, says Committee on Climate ChangeThe planting of 100m trees a year in the UK to tackle the climate emergency could be paid for by new carbon levies on oil companies and airlines, the government’s …

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Reshape economy to fight climate crisis, says Prince Charles

Davos delegates told what good is extra wealth ‘if you can do nothing but watch it burn?’The Prince of Wales has urged business and political leaders at Davos to embrace a radical reshaping of economies and markets in order to tackle the climate crisis…

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‘What will you tell your children?’: Greta Thunberg blasts climate inaction at Davos – video

Greta Thunberg told a World Economic Forum panel on climate that activists were demanding an end to all investment in fossil fuel exploration and extraction, calling for a drastic reduction of emissions to zero. She dismissed some of the measures moote…

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