Stories by Damian Carrington

Damian Carrington is the head of environment at the Guardian. subscribe to Damian Carrington 's feed

Posted on: Oct 27, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The heartland of the global oil industry will suffer heatwaves beyond the limit of human survival if climate change is unchecked.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Research linking economic performance to average temperature shows ‘stark repercussions’ of failing to tackle climate change

Posted on: Sep 24, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Actor ramps up climate change fight, joins coalition of 2,000 individuals and 400 institutions committing to phase out investments in coal, oil and gas companies.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Oceans would rise by over 50 meters, sinking land inhabited by a billion people and changing the face of planet Earth, say scientists.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Energy companies are making a ‘strategic mistake’ by thinking they are immune to climate policy, says IEA chief economist Fatih Birol.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2015, Source: The Guardian

States with strong green voices perform better on cutting emissions whereas those with climate skeptic views fare poorly.

Posted on: May 15, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Shell, ExxonMobil and Marathon Petroleum got subsidizes granted by politicians who received significant campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry, Guardian investigation reveals.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The World Metereological Organization’s analysis narrowly places 2014 as the hottest recorded since 1850, as global warming continues.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Over 150 investors demand that BP test whether their business model is compatible with their pledge to limit global warming.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: The Guardian

UN panel's third report explains how global dependence on fossil fuels must end in order to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The Philippines has been hit by 24 typhoons in the past year but the power of Haiyan was off the scale, killing thousands and leaving millions homeless. Is there even worse devastation to come?

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: The Guardian

A study from the University of Oxford has found that efforts to persuade institutions to divest from fossil fuels is causing waves.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2011, Source: The Guardian

A European proposal would designate fuel from tar sands as resulting in 22 percent more greenhouse gas emissions than that from conventional fuels. But not if the UK has its way.

Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: The Guardian

"This is all about reconnecting people to where their food comes from."

Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source: The Guardian

Lack of radiation readings echoes pattern of secrecy employed after other major accidents such as Chernobyl.