Climate change: Can the environment be saved by today’s emerging political forces?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its first major report 28 years ago. This watershed document described the ominous implications of escalating emissions and the scale of the challenge in reversing this...

Brexit: Leavers in uproar over ‘national humiliation’ as blue passports contract ‘handed to Franco-Dutch...

Britain's post-Brexit blue passport, intended as an icon of the UK's regained independence from Europe, is set to be manufactured by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to reports. The contract to produce the documents is reportedly close to...

‘Severe’ Government budget cuts hit rural communities and wildlife, Lords report warns

Cuts to resources for Government departments and agencies looking after the countryside have hit wildlife and rural communities, peers have warned. A Lords committee said Natural England - whose job is to protect and enhance...

Councils face ‘decades more austerity’ as social care set to account for half of...

Councils could face "decades more austerity" amid spiralling social care costs unless the Government rethinks a major overhaul of town hall finding, an influential thinktank has warned. The Institute for...

Jeremy Corbyn blames Government’s ‘slash and burn’ approach for Tory-run council collapse

Jeremy Corbyn has blamed the Government's "slash and burn" approach to public services for the financial collapse of a Conservative-run council. The Labour leader pressed Theresa May over whether Northamptonshire County Council's slide towards effective bankruptcy was a result of...

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