Environment

Environmental campaigners say fuel duty cut is ‘putting money in the pockets of oil companies’
Spring Budget

Environmental campaigners say fuel duty cut is ‘putting money in the pockets of oil companies’

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution
River pollution

Government’s new ‘nature recovery’ strategy has no target for improving river pollution

‘The invisible environmental disaster’: Why food waste matters – and how to avoid it
Food waste

‘The invisible environmental disaster’: Why food waste matters – and how to avoid it

The government’s net zero failures have left the door wide open for sceptics
Sarah Wilson

The government’s net zero failures have left the door wide open for sceptics

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?
Recycling

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?

Carbon offsetting: Can it help solve climate change?
Climate change

Carbon offsetting: Can it help solve climate change?

Climate advisers find ‘multiple’ risks of failure in government’s green homes plan
Green homes

Climate advisers find ‘multiple’ risks of failure in government’s green homes plan

Climate campaigners say more UK fossil fuel production ‘doesn’t make sense’
Fossil fuels

Climate campaigners say more UK fossil fuel production ‘doesn’t make sense’

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MPs say the government has shown no ‘real intention’ of hitting its net zero target
Climate crisis

MPs say the government has shown no ‘real intention’ of hitting its net zero target

Government ignores scientific advice to approve bee-harming pesticide
Biodiversity

Government ignores scientific advice to approve bee-harming pesticide

Most farmers have no confidence in post-Brexit agricultural policy
Farming

Most farmers have no confidence in post-Brexit agricultural policy

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet
Food waste

Here’s how you can waste less food and help save the planet

Nearly half of London businesses at risk of flash flooding, new research shows
Flooding

Nearly half of London businesses at risk of flash flooding, new research shows

World running out of time to adapt to climate change, IPCC warns
Climate crisis

World running out of time to adapt to climate change, IPCC warns

How can the UK adapt to climate change – and how much progress has been made?
Climate change

How can the UK adapt to climate change – and how much progress has been made?

Government climate advisers urge ‘presumption against’ new oil and gas drilling
Fossil fuels

Government climate advisers urge ‘presumption against’ new oil and gas drilling

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UK tree planting is being ‘outpaced’ by the number lost in climate change events
Climate crisis

UK tree planting is being ‘outpaced’ by the number lost in climate change events

Storm Eunice: Vulnerable flood victims need more protection, government told
Storm Eunice

Storm Eunice: Vulnerable flood victims need more protection, government told

How will the government achieve net zero – and why is the policy being criticised?
Net zero

How will the government achieve net zero – and why is the policy being criticised?

‘We could be creating flood risk ghettos’: How flooding hits the UK’s poorest hardest
Flooding

‘We could be creating flood risk ghettos’: How flooding hits the UK’s poorest hardest

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution
Environment

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution

Four reasons why net zero is a solution – not a problem – for the energy crisis
Net zero

Four reasons why net zero is a solution – not a problem – for the energy crisis

Housing minister suggests £10,000 retrofit bill for homebuyers is ‘minimal’
Net zero

Housing minister suggests £10,000 retrofit bill for homebuyers is ‘minimal’

Home insulation stalled last year during ‘slam dunk fail’ Green Homes Grant scheme
Energy crisis

Home insulation stalled last year during ‘slam dunk fail’ Green Homes Grant scheme

Government plans to use nature to combat climate change are ‘at severe risk of failure’
Climate crisis

Government plans to use nature to combat climate change are ‘at severe risk of failure’

‘Their voices can’t be ignored any longer’: MPs to debate student’s Climate Education Bill
Climate education

‘Their voices can’t be ignored any longer’: MPs to debate student’s Climate Education Bill

Your non-hysterical guide to changes in the Highway Code
Active travel

Your non-hysterical guide to changes in the Highway Code

The climate change solution governments don’t want to talk about
Climate crisis

The climate change solution governments don’t want to talk about

Could telling better stories about climate change save the planet?
Climate Crisis

Could telling better stories about climate change save the planet?

Poorest will be hit hardest by plans to scrap insulation scheme, warn experts
Energy crisis

Poorest will be hit hardest by plans to scrap insulation scheme, warn experts

Government rejects calls to improve climate change education in schools
Climate change

Government rejects calls to improve climate change education in schools

Why cargo bikes could be the future of green home delivery
Green transport

Why cargo bikes could be the future of green home delivery

Climate change is increasing hospital admissions in England
Climate crisis

Climate change is increasing hospital admissions in England

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