Stories by Damian Carrington

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

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Lions have lost 90% of their overall population in the last century. Trophy hunters have tripled the number killed to 1,500 a year—in just the last decade.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Researchers talk of "biological annihilation" as study reveals billions of populations of animals have been lost in recent decades.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The new scheme aims to tackle a tricky disposal issues by turning thousands of ton of hygiene products into burnable bales.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Changes in diet are vital to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation caused by the world's growing appetite for meat.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Virtually all farms could significantly cut their pesticide use while producing just as much food.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Trump's climate blitzkrieg is unlikely to herald the end of civilization, but it could help "make China great again."

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Toxic air, unsafe water and and lack of sanitation causing the deaths of 1.7 million children under five every year.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Public information film unseen for years shows Shell had clear grasp of global warming 26 years ago but has not acted accordingly since.

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.