Cuadrilla apologises over fracking quakes

Energy company Cuadrilla has apologised to residents in Lancashire over a series of earthquakes that has seen fracking suspended at its Lancashire site. Seismic activity...

Climate change means we can no longer take the North’s water for granted, according...

Politicians in the North must act now or risk new projects failing because of pressure on supplies. Pressures on the supply and demand of water...

Birdcrime report demands grouse moor review in England

Birds of prey continue to be illegally shot, trapped and poisoned, particularly on land managed for driven grouse shooting according to the RSPB’s annual...

Call to Ban open fridges in all supermarkets

Open fridges,seen in supermarkets up and down the country, should be banned due to their environmental impact. Thousands of these open fridges are in supermarkets...

Government’s target for ‘net-zero’ by 2050 undeliverable unless clean growth policies introduced say MP’s

The Committee on Climate Change has warned that the UK is not even on course to meet its existing legally binding targets for 2023...

UK fracking potential is possibly lower than current estimates, new study suggests

Research by the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering and the British Geological Survey (BGS) has determined the capacity of UK shale resources is potentially lower than previously...

Crashing out of the EU without a deal will leave the countryside in ruins

Crashing out of the EU without a deal will leave the countryside in ruins says an uplands farming expert on her return from a...

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless...

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be...

Co-op’s plea to councils over food waste ending up in landfill

The Manchester based Co-op has urged English local authorities to speed up the rollout of food waste collections from homes as figures reveal approximately 1,000...

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of...

Air pollution — especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change — accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to...