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A demonstration against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody that was held in New York on June 2nd, and monitored by government drones, helicopters and aircraft. Photograph: Juan Arredondo/New York Times

The Department of Homeland Security deployed helicopters, aircraft and drones over 15 cities where demonstrators gathered to protest the death of Geor(...)

Dublin during a normal rush hour. Each week the school run requires Irish parents to drive 7 million km. Photograph: Getty Images

Lower levels of traffic on roads, as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, have led to a halving of emissions of the pollutant nitrogen dioxide in Irelan(...)

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on October 2nd, 2015, which appears to be healing. Photograph: Nasa/Goddard Space Flight Center/PA Wire

The words “ozone hole” dominate my earliest memories of climate change. I was in primary school when scientists announced they had discovered a hole i(...)

Total eclipse: The Sun disappars over Depoe Bay, Oregon, US, August 21st, 2017. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The moon blacked out the Sun in parts of the US on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the country in nearly a century began in (...)

The fountains of the Bellagio light up in the middle of the Las Vegas strip

For much of the summer, I flitted in and out of the United States. I revisited some favourite cities and discovered some new ones. I love America m(...)