Children could die as a result of UK cuts to the overseas aid budget, a senior Conservative backbencher says. The prime minister is facing a possible Commons defeat after cutting spending of national income on international development from 0.7% from 0.5%. David Davis – among more than 30 Tories againstContinue Reading

It’s becoming more likely that a key global temperature limit will be reached in one of the next five years. A major study says by 2025 there’s a 40% chance of at least one year being 1.5C hotter than the pre-industrial level. That’s the lower of two temperature limits setContinue Reading