Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all...

Reports have questioned whether electric cars really are ‘greener’ once emissions from production and generating their electricity are taken into account. But a new study...

Flush warning for loo roll alternatives

Shoppers looking for loo roll alternatives during the Coronavirus situation are being warned to think twice before flushing them away after use. Since panic buying...

National Trust closes all parks and gardens

From midnight on 21 March the National Trust will close all of its gated gardens and parks to help restrict the spread of the...

Urban land could grow fruit and veg for 15 percent of the population

Growing fruit and vegetables in just 10 per cent of a city’s gardens and other urban green spaces could provide 15 per cent of...

Site near Bolton leading the way for study in flooding solutions

An upland site of moorland and woodland is being used as a pilot study site to test pioneering solutions to combat flooding. More than 25...

Unusual beach finds show scale of pollution problem

A ‘Claws’ crisp packet from 1976 and a bottle of rum from post-Prohibition America are among the unusual items found washed up on Britain’s...

Ambitious plans to halve greenhouse gas emissions in next five years adopted by Manchester...

Manchester Council’s Executive has backed a framework for how the city will combat climate change in the next five years and approved an action...

Huge lifestyle changes needed if UK to reach 2050 carbon neutral state

A report out this morning from the Government backed think tank Energy Systems Catapult says it is highly unlikely the UK will achieve its...

Coal powered energy drops world wide

Global coal-fired electricity generation fell by 3% in 2019, according to figures released today by Ember, the climate change think tank. Though it is the...

Rochdale Town Hall’s falcon camera returns

Over the next few months thousands of people will avidly follow the lives of the falcons that live at the top of the Grade...