‘Dodgy’ greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

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Image copyright JUNGFRAUJOCH Image caption The air monitoring station at Jungfraujoch, in Switzerland, has detected the Italian emissions for nine years Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories, a BBC investigation has found. Air monitors in Switzerland have detected large quantities of one gas […]

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega rejects dismissal

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Media caption“This is a dictatorship,” Luisa Ortega told reporters Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says she was sacked by the new constituent assembly because the government wanted to stop her investigations into alleged corruption and human rights abuses. Luisa Ortega, a supporter turned critic of President Nicolás Maduro, has rejected her dismissal. She will face trial for […]