Global warming will cause ecosystems to produce more methane than first predicted

New research suggests that as the Earth warms natural ecosystems such as freshwaters will release more methane than expected from predictions based on temperature...

Eight English metro mayors – including Greater Manchester’s Andy Burnham – announcing statement to...

Eight of England’s Metro Mayors are asking for more power & funding to lead UK to net zero carbon. The Mayor of Greater Manchester...

‘No time to lose’ curbing greenhouse gases says UN report as last year hits...

Last year, heat-trapping greenhouse gases reached a new record, surging above the planet's 2011-2020 average, and has continued in 2021, according to a new...

Climate emergency: LGA poll shows more than nine in 10 residents support increased biodiversity

The survey for the LGA, which represents councils in England and Wales, found that encouraging people to be more eco-friendly through recycling and less...

More local food supplies could prevent empty shelves after pandemic, say experts

Local producers have become a crucial source of supplies for the UK’s food system during the pandemic and could improve its resilience for the...

Failure to tackle the climate and nature emergency will cost UK billions – new...

Over £12 billion could be wiped off the UK’s economy every year by 2050 as a result of coastal damages alone, if we fail...

Tesco removes 67m pieces of plastic as it scraps tinned multipacks from all its...

Tesco will replace plastic-wrapped multipacks with plastic-free multibuys on tinned food eliminating 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment. Customers still get the same ‘multipack’...

Economic benefits of protecting nature now outweigh those of exploiting it, study shows

The economic benefits of conserving or restoring natural sites outweigh the profit potential of converting them for intensive human use, according to the largest-ever...

Young environmentalists join National Trust in direct appeal to new Environment Secretary: ‘Act now...

The head of the National Trust was joined by young environmentalists in making a direct appeal to the incoming Environment Secretary to set up...

Manchester secures £1.5m for ‘One bin to rule them all’ project to revolutionise plastic...

A new £1.5M collaborative venture led by The University of Manchester has been awarded to enable simpler methods of recycling and eliminate plastic leakage into the...