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Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old contracts, build new systems to save climate

16 Jul 2020

LONDON Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said on Thursday the world needed an economic overhaul to have a chance of beating climate change and that countries should be prepared to tear up old deals and contracts to meet green targets. | Video

INTERVIEW-Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old systems, contracts to tackle climate

16 Jul 2020

* Calls to make 'ecocide' an international crime (Recasts, adds Thunberg quotes, background)

Air pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown - satellite data

27 Mar 2020

LONDON Air pollution from nitrogen dioxide has fallen by an estimated 40% in three European cities, according to new satellite data released by the European Space Agency (ESA), coinciding with a widespread lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit

18 Sep 2019

LONDON Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits. | Video

Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit

18 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 18 Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits.

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes

17 Jul 2019

OXFORD, England Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately. | Video

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition

05 Jun 2019

OXFORD, England Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot. | Video

'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love

13 Feb 2019

PETERSFIELD, England A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. | Video

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

12 Feb 2019

FALMOUTH, England Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with Ai-Da, who her makers say will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand. | Video

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