Combat climate change by taxing carbon instead of salaries, UN chief urges

Combat climate change by taxing carbon instead of salaries, UN chief urges

Plans for new coal plants must be scrapped and the closure of existing fossil-fuel facilities accelerated if global warming is to halted, Antonio Guterres said on his first visit to the Pacific region “on the frontline” of the climate emergency.

Octopuses May Go Blind As Climate Change Sucks Oxygen Out of the Ocean

Octopuses May Go Blind As Climate Change Sucks Oxygen Out of the Ocean

According to lead study author Lillian McCormick, a doctoral candidate at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California, some form of vision impairment may be a daily reality for these species, which migrate between the ocean's highly oxygen-saturated surface and its hypoxic (low-oxygen) depths during their daily feeding routines.

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment

Photograph: Alexander Grir/AFP/Getty Images The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.

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