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Greta Thunberg: ‘Only people like me dare ask tough questions on climate’

For a teenager who first became famous for skipping school, Greta Thunberg has come a long way.

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Women are more at risk due to the pandemic and climate crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis are two of the world's most urgent issues but while they affect everyone, they also disproportionately impact women and those living in poverty.

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Canada is falling behind on confronting environmental racism

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A legendary Black environmental group is back and advising Joe Biden

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20 must-see documentaries to explain the world in 2020

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Siberia’s heat wave triggered an Arctic sea ice melt

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George Monbiot: How did Michael Moore become a hero to climate deniers and the far right?

The filmmaker's latest venture is an excruciating mishmash of environment falsehoods.

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Once again Michael Moore stirs the environmental pot, but conservationists turn up the heat on him

Planet of the Humans film has had 5m views on YouTube and has enraged renewable energy experts who are demanding an apology
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Climate experts call for 'dangerous' Michael Moore film to be taken down

Planet of the Humans, which takes aim at the green movement, is 'full of misinformation', says one online library.

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Planet of the Humans review – contrarian eco-doc from the Michael Moore stable

Jeff Gibbs' film, produced by Michael Moore, takes a pop at green, liberal A-listers such as Al Gore – but doesn't dare criticise Greta Thunberg.

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Michael Moore drops new climate change doc 'Planet of the Humans'

Moore's focus is not just the devastating effects of climate change - it also offers a critical view of the ways in which, per a press release, "the environmental movement has lost the battle through well-meaning but disastrous choices, including the belief that solar panels and windmills would save us, and by giving in to the corporate interests of Wall Street."

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The largest environmental film festival just went virtual

Now's your chance to watch amazing nature documentaries for free.

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Veganism row breaks out after Joaquin Phoenix is told: Be kinder to farmers

He has been called a diva and pretentious, and there are even those who don't like his acting – but never before has Joaquin Phoenix been accused of causing mental health problems for British livestock farmers.

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Joaquin Phoenix urges people to 'go vegan'

Oscar and Bafta nominee Joaquin Phoenix has made a plea for people to "go vegan" as he led an animal equality protest in central London.

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