Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time

War of words in linguistics

Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?

Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential’ to tackle climate crisis

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide and fight the climate crisis.

Climate change ‘will inflict substantial damages on US lives’

  • US National Climate Assessment details climate change impact
  • Current response to crisis is insufficient, authors say