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Climate emergency

Sharp increase in destruction of virgin forest in 2020

Tropical forests continue to disappear rapidly, threatening irreparable losses to Earth's crucial biodiversity

31 Mar 2021 1:50 PM

New Zealand declares climate emergency, promises carbon neutral government by 2025

New Zealand joins 32 other countries including Japan, Canada, France and Britain that have declared a climate emergency

02 Dec 2020 11:47 AM

UK becomes first country to declare a ‘climate emergency’

On Wednesday night a bipartisan UK Parliament passed an extraordinary measure: a national declaration of an environment and climate emergency.

02 May 2019 5:40 PM

UK becomes first Parliament to declare climate emergency

Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he hoped the vote 'will trigger a wave of action from parliaments and governments around the world'.

02 May 2019 8:17 AM