Sampdoria’s Morten Thorsby: ‘They call me football’s Greta Thunberg’
The Guardian interviews Norway midfielder Thorsby on how the newspaper inspired him into climate activism, and how fellow players can help save the planet.
COP26: The teenagers suing 33 countries
After witnessing the damage caused by brutal wildfires in their home country, a group of Portuguese teens are using human rights law to force European politicians to tackle climate change.
‘It parodies our inaction’: Don’t Look Up, an allegory of the climate crisis, lauded by activists
You may have watched this satirical end-of-the-world film over the holidays. Although receiving rather frosty reviews from critics, it attracted the attention of climate scientists and activists, who hailed it a powerful depiction of society’s response to scientific warnings of climate change.
Draw your own chart: test your climate change knowledge
Kick your brain back into gear after the festive break with this interactive test by the Financial Times.
Natural History Museum identifies more than 500 new species in 2021
Six new dinosaurs, as well as various crustaceans critical to the planet’s carbon cycle were among 552 new species identified by scientists at the Natural History Museum this year.
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
Journalist John Carreyrou tells the story of a massive corporate fraud – the rise and fall of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech start-up whose CEO Elizabeth Holmes claimed to have devised blood tests that required only small amounts of blood and could be performed rapidly. The only problem was…the technology didn’t work.
The Dropout Podcast
This podcast also covers the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.