Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, study shows

Retrofitting an existing masonry cavity walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by...

Act now’ to reduce global plastic pollution, say experts

More than 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic will be dumped on land and in the oceans over the period from 2016 to 2040 unless...

Government reveals plans to tackle air pollution

Some wood burning stoves will be banned and restrictions on ammonia from fertilisers could be introduced under proposals introduced by the government...

We are at a Crossroads-UK’s wildlife loss continues unabated

The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to the State of Nature 2019 report. The latest findings show that since rigorous scientific monitoring began in...

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...

The aviation sector should re-consider its strategy to reduce climate impact, Manchester report suggests

The way that the aviation sector is working to reduce its climate impact may need to be reconsidered, climate researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University...

Manchester experts warn that aid sector is unprepared for climate change

coincide with the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, experts from Manchester have warned that the humanitarian aid sector is unprepared for the escalating crises...

2020 may be third hottest year on record, world could hit climate change milestone...

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years that were all hotter...

BBC One’s Seven Worlds, One Planet launches with unique wildlife installation

To celebrate the launch of the new natural history series, Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ on BBC One, the BBC has unveiled...

Manchester study finds Climate change places future of Peak District mountain hares at risk

Climate change is putting the future of Peak District mountain hares at risk, according to new research by Manchester Metropolitan University. The Peak District's altitude...