Air New Zealand has begun trialling a new innovation in its battle against waste – an edible coffee cup.
Countries meet in Madrid over the next fortnight for UN climate talks, with the pressure on to up the levels of ambition for cutting 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.
Tens of thousands of children across the UK have bunked off school on Friday as part of a global climate strike, campaigners said.
Supermarkets’ use of single-use plastic has risen to more than 900,000 tonnes, despite retailers making public commitments to cut down on their packaging, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA).
Levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another record high, the World Meteorological Organisation has warned.
The amount of electricity generated from coal plants around the world is on track to drop by a record 3% in 2019, analysis suggests.
Young adults are being urged by under-18s and celebrities to sign up to vote so they can use the power of the ballot box to tackle the climate and nature crises.
A “hugely important” Welsh bible which is more than 400 years old is being protected from damage with the help of hydropower, the National Trust said.
Labour is promising to deliver the “substantial majority” of the emissions cuts needed to tackle the climate emergency by 2030.
Sir David Attenborough has said that he hopes the recent wave of climate strikes have “made their point”, adding disrupting society “has to be done every now and again”.
Bjork returned to her “second home” of London with a triumphant and visually stunning show at the O2 Arena which invoked a stark message about climate change.
Juniper, a rare conifer which is used to flavour gin, is making a comeback in southern England with the help of a conservation rescue mission, Plantlife has said.
A card reader for small businesses made from recycled ocean plastic has been unveiled by financial technology firm iZettle.
Labour’s plans to transition from oil and gas will be the “polar opposite” of the Conservative move away from coal in the 1980s, Richard Leonard said.
Nicola Sturgeon has challenged Westminster to “stop obsessing” about nuclear power and “get its act together” on green energy.
Thirty-five flood warnings are still in place across England as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people in affected areas to heed the warnings of emergency services.
Boris Johnson has urged people in flood-hit areas to heed the advice of the emergency services as he warned there could be more flooding across the country this winter.
Opposition leaders have branded the Government’s response to the severe flooding hitting parts of the country as “woeful” and accused it of not taking it seriously enough.
A thick haze of polluted air hung over India’s capital Tuesday, with authorities trying to tackle the problem by sprinkling water to settle dust and banning some building work.
Morrisons has announced it is removing black plastic from all of its own-brand food and drink packaging to make it more easily recyclable.
The Liberal Democrats are pledging to invest £15 billion over the next parliament insulating homes to tackle climate change and fuel poverty.
Commercial pickers are stripping ancient woodland of wild mushrooms for sale to restaurants and markets, the City of London Corporation has said.
Retailers should sell fresh fruit and vegetables loose and leave “best before” dates off packaging as part of efforts to cut food waste, experts have said.
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Heathrow Airport’s expansion could be scrapped under Labour plans to tackle the climate crisis by making the nation carbon-neutral by 2030.
The heated debate about fracking began relatively recently in the UK, but the roots of the technique can be dated back to the 1860s.
A computer-generated insect “influencer” has been making a buzz on social media with an Instagram account that aims to help protect bees.
The Government is facing growing calls to make its fracking ban permanent, as opponents raised concerns the major U-turn could be an election ploy.
Volunteers across the north-east have been recognised for their efforts to clean up their local surroundings this week.
Controversial fracking will no longer be allowed because of new scientific analysis, the Government has said.
Tesco is to remove one billion pieces of plastic from products by the end of 2020 as it seeks to reduce its environmental impact, the UK’s biggest retailer has announced.