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Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis

National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradation

The prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, plants a tree in Addis Ababa. Photograph: Aron Simeneh

Published on The Guardian website on the 29th July 2019

About 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.

The planting is part of […]

Up to a million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction, warns major UN study

A major UN study has a bleak warning for human beings. Credit: PA

Published on the ITV News website on the 6th May 2019

Up to a million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction, a greater number than ever before in human history.

That’s according to a major new UN study, […]

Sir David Attenborough documentary, Climate Change - The Facts

After one of the hottest years on record, Sir David Attenborough looks at the science of climate change and potential solutions to this global threat.

Interviews with some of the world’s leading climate scientists explore recent extreme weather conditions such as unprecedented storms and catastrophic wildfires.

They also reveal what dangerous levels […]