Seven people have been arrested after climate activists boarded a gas rig in a bid to prevent it heading out to the North Sea.
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.
A project set up to rid north-east beaches of plastic and other rubbish has cleaned up more than 23.5 tonnes of waste since it launched a year-and-a-half ago.
A trial of beavers living wild on an English river for the first time in centuries shows they can live alongside people and deliver benefits for nature and communities, experts have said.
Britain has reached an historic clean energy milestone with zero carbon electricity outstripping fossil fuels in 2019 for the first time, National Grid has said.
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.
Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham has said a dead fox has been left outside his house.
Passengers flying to or from some of the UK’s busiest airports are being told to expect delays due to thick fog.
Greta Thunberg has thanked broadcaster Sir David Attenborough for helping to inspire her into climate activism.
Scotland must act quickly to prevent a “bleak” future without wildcats, capercaillie, black grouse and hedgehogs, a leading charity has warned.
Ben Dolphin: If it really is the thought that counts – then think about getting out for a walk with a smile on your face
The magic of Christmas dissipated a long time ago for me, or at least the side of it that venerates the acquisition of throwaway tat that we’ve neither asked for nor need.
Strangford Lough is an increasingly popular location for tourists and this year it saw record numbers of another type of visitor – the grey seal.
A third of nursery workers would like to ban plastic toys, according to a poll.
Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been spared jail.
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.
Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh is to swim a kilometre across a lake on the Antarctic ice sheet to raise awareness of the climate crisis at the poles.
Two “monster” fatbergs weighing almost 100 tonnes and threatening to flood homes and businesses over Christmas have been cleared from sewers in central London.
Officials presiding over this year’s UN climate talks say they plan to propose a compromise to bridge yawning differences among countries that have been deadlocked on key issues for the past two weeks.
Two more people have died after a volcanic eruption on White Island, bringing the official death toll to eight, New Zealand police said.
Gale-force winds, ice and rain are set to deluge the UK on Tuesday evening, with weather warnings in place for the northern half of the nation.
The UK is likely to avoid Storm Brendan on Tuesday despite weather warnings for wind remaining in place for parts of the country, the Met Office has said.
French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest on Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate change.
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.