The writing on a famous Viking-era runestone may reflect fears of an approaching climate disaster in 9th century Scandinavia, according to new research by a team of Swedish academics.
Ministers must support farmers to become “net zero heroes” and make tackling the climate and nature crises a top agricultural priority, it has been urged.
Scotland’s agricultural industry can cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than a third by taking steps including turning organic and planting more trees, a report suggests.
One of the largest evacuations in Australia’s history is under way ahead of hot weather and strong winds that are forecast to worsen devastating wildfires raging across the country.
The Golden Globes, known as the “party of the year”, is going with a meatless menu for its 77th annual awards show.
The Duke of Cambridge is hoping to summon the spirit of the lunar landings to help “repair the Earth”, after launching a global environmental challenge to address climate change and other ecological concerns.
The coming year is the “last chance” to bring the world together to tackle climate change to protect communities and nature, the heads of two key environmental bodies have warned.
Greta Thunberg’s parents made changes in their lives to “save” their daughter rather than the climate, according to her father.
Climate change-related extreme weather hit every populated continent in 2019, harming and displacing millions of people and costing billions, Christian Aid has said.
The environment is the “largest challenge” ever faced by humanity, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has warned.
Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW) has declared a seven-day state of emergency as oppressive conditions fanned around 100 wildfires.
Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been found guilty “with regret” by a jury in the first crown court trial linked to the environmental demonstrations.
Britain’s biggest banks and insurers will be tested on a range of climate change scenarios to find any cracks in their preparations for global warming.
The UK must get its “house in order” on tackling the climate crisis as it prepares to host major international talks on the issue, the Prime Minister has been warned.
United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has urged countries and companies to tackle climate change, saying failure to do so would mean “economic disaster”.
The United Nations says dozens of observers expelled from its annual climate meeting in Madrid will be allowed back into the venue.
Greenpeace activists have unfurled a banner on the European Union’s new headquarters warning of a “climate emergency” hours before leaders gather to discuss plans to combat global warming.
Activist Greta Thunberg has criticised governments at the UN climate talks for avoiding taking action to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Calls have been made to prioritise climate change concerns in Moray in future planning decisions.
Three of this year’s Nobel Prize laureates have said addressing climate change is of great importance.
Aberdeen councillors have declined to declare there is a “climate emergency” in the oil and gas capital of Europe.
Never a man to stick to the script, Donald Trump’s visit to the UK has already been peppered with revelations, petty feuds and the usual dose of chest-beating.
The European Union has said it is likely to miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow to the bloc’s efforts to be a leader in the fight against climate change.
Global carbon emissions have risen again this year – but more slowly than in the past two years, researchers have said.
Channel 4 has been cleared over its use of an ice sculpture to stand in for Boris Johnson during a debate on climate change, regulator Ofcom has said.
Greta Thunberg has arrived in Portugal after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters the journey had “energised” her in the fight against climate change.
A new report forecasting the impact of climate change on the Cairngorms National Park has warned the range will suffer a “substantial” decline in snow cover.
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres urged countries not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.
The chairwoman of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries has warned that those refusing to adjust to the planet’s rising temperatures “will be on the wrong side of history”.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday the world’s efforts to stop climate change had been “utterly inadequate” so far and there was a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return”.
The latest round of United Nations climate talks get under way on Monday with governments facing pressure to ramp up action to cut emissions.
Thousands of climate activists have staged a protest at open-pit coal mines in eastern Germany, pouring on to the premises to urge the government to immediately halt the use of coal to produce electricity.