Tag: climate

Toxic bushfire haze blankets eastern Australia

by Andrew BEATTY / with Daniel de Carteret in Gosford Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes. Fire engines raced office-to-office in the city centre with sirens blaring, as inland...

Black year for European beekeepers

by Celine CORNU with Isabel MALSANG in Paris, Laurence BOUTREUX in Madrid and Mihaela RODINA in Bucharest This year has been a black one for many European beekeepers, particularly in France and Italy, where unpredictable weather has produced what are being termed the worst honey...

Greta Thunberg: the world’s youthful climate conscience

by Helene DAUSCHY and Tom LITTLE She has sparked both hope and controversy around the planet, but Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early age and has rallied youths and parents worldwide to her cause. In just over a year the now 16-year-old Swede's humble...