SNP members call for creation of state-run energy company

Motion will be seen as rebuke to party leader Nicola Sturgeon, who pledged to create national firm four years ago

Music Break: Molly Tuttle and Billy Strings – Sitting on Top of the World

In a sane world this weekend I’d be at the Wheatland Music Festival in Central Michigan – but (thanks anti-vaxxers) it was not to be. (will we ever have nice things again?) Billy Strings came out of the Michigan roots music scene of which the Wheatland fest is the annually beating heart, now missing for […]

AMOC Time?: Study Suggests Ocean Shift Could be Close

AMOC is the Atlantic Meriodonal Overturning Circulation – a key driver of global oceanic currents that is known to have flipped direction suddenly a number of times in the not so distant past – leading to global changes that would have powerful consequences should they happen in today’s world. The idea was the inspiration for […]

New Thames tunnel will make London pollution worse, warn climate activists

Campaigners say Sadiq Khan’s support for a four-lane road under the river is at odds with his environmental aims

OECD boss: Carbon pricing should come through us

Ministers ‘to ditch overhaul of planning laws’ after criticism

According to reports, plans will be abandoned in light of backlash from southern voters and MPs

‘Momentous’ Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit

By Julia ConleyA vote overwhelmingly in favor of placing a moratorium on deep-sea mineral mining at a global biodiversity summit this week has put urgent pressure on the International Seabed Authority to strictly regulate the practice.The vast majority of governments, NGOs, and civil society groups …

Climate change tops talk during Sen. Michael Bennet’s telephone town hall Sept. 3

USDA accepts more grassland CRP signup

New Colorado Climate Corps to combat wildfires and floods, protect public lands