Nearly one in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs, a Guardian investigation has found, leading to warnings that they are “crumbling around teachers and pupils.”
One in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs
As the US looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should carry guns, including teachers.
Accidental shootings in US raise questions about arming teachers
The World Health Organization (WHO) responded to Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, days after he said there was no established link between air pollution and a shorter life span.
We wish air pollution didn’t kill people, but it does, says WHO
Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3 trillion off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers, an investor group warned in a report.
Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3 trillion in companies value: Report
Australia’s plan to use an accounting loophole to meet its international emissions targets has been formally challenged at UN climate talks, with about 100 countries wanting the practice banned under the Paris Agreement.
About 100 countries at UN climate talks challenge Australia's use of carryover credits
Thousands of people camped out overnight as part of a global effort to raise cash to tackle homelessness.
Thousands sleep out to support homelessness
Two indigenous leaders were shot dead and two others wounded in Brazil’s Maranhão state, in an attack not far from where a prominent tribesman who defended the Amazon rainforest was killed last month, authorities said.
Amazon indigenous leaders killed in Brazil drive-by shooting
The Netherlands is deploying an unlikely ally as climate change intensifies the low-lying country’s age-old fight against floods: More than 666,000 truckloads of sand to shore up a crucial dike.
Built on sand: Dutch find unlikely ally against water
Wales could lead the way in reducing plastic pollution by tightening rules on artificial sports pitches, environmentalists have said.
Wales should cut 3G sports pitch waste to reduce plastic pollution
Firefighters in eastern Australia used easing weather conditions on Sunday to bring bushfires under control ahead of forecast of soaring temperatures for next week.
Australian firefighters try to control bushfires ahead of hot days

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