UK thinktank: ban new petrol and diesel cars in 2030, not 2040

Green Alliance says ending UK sales earlier would close climate target gap and halve oil imports

Global warning: ominous signs for climate in Trump administration – live

With climate change deniers moving into the White House, the Guardian is spending 24 hours focusing on the issue. Right now we’re focusing on how warming temperatures will affect the Asia-Pacific region

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Biodiversity is below safe levels across more than half of world’s land – study

biodiversity is dangerously low

Habitat destruction has reduced the variety of plants and animals to the point that ecological systems could become unable to function properly, with risks for agriculture and human health, say scientists

Seven climate records set so far in 2016

Photo of record heat in India

From soaring temperatures in Alaska and India to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records around the world

French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn’t act

Hundreds of millions of people could be displaced by the end of the century due to conflict caused by global warming, says Ségolène Royal

Unreliable car emissions tests harming fight against air pollution, expert says

On the road and lab test discrepancies undermining efforts to curb toxic air levels as UN environment assembly admits global response is not up to scratch