Damian Carrington

Damian Carrington is head of environment at The Guardian.

Business & Technology

Under realistic driving conditions, diesel cars emit a lot of extra pollution

Volkswagen isn't the only one with misleading emissions data.

Climate & Energy

Divestment campaign against fossil fuels growing, says study

Investors are being persuaded to take their money out of fossil fuel sector, according to a University of Oxford study.

Climate & Energy

The Maldives, a fledgling democracy at the vanguard of climate change

An IPCC report on future sea-level rise looms, but climate issues have been absent from the political campaigns on the paradise atolls.

Climate & Energy

Cleaner air from tackling climate change would save millions of lives, says study

The benefits of a reduction in air pollution alone justify action on climate change, say the authors of a new report.


Unsure about nuclear power? Here are the five questions you must answer to decide

Chernobyl begs a lot of questions 25 years later.Photo: Pedro Moura PinheiroCross-posted from The Guardian. Containing the elemental forces that rage inside a nuclear reactor is one of the great achievements of science, but losing …