Rivers deposit 2.75 million metric tonnes of plastic into the seas each year, with just ten rivers contributing up to 95% of the world’s total waste.
Safe to say, there isn’t a great deal of good news about the environment at the moment.
New Zealand is to stop issuing permits for oil and gas exploration in a bid to reduce the country’s carbon footprint.
The boss of UK fashion retailer Asos has revealed he hopes to ditch plastic and switch to reusable packaging.
Unless you live in Burgess Hill (or one of the villages surrounding it), a small town south of London, the chances are you won’t have heard of Charlotte’s Cupboard.
French police clashed with protesters early this morning as they attempted to clear the site of a halted airport project.
In a bid to halt its free-falling share price, electric car marker Tesla has released a statement saying it produced 2,020 of its Model 3 sedans over the last week.
The UK’s Department For Environmental, Farming, and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced plans to launch a plastic bottle deposit return scheme (DRS) in England.
German car manufacturer Volkswagen is to face trial over allegations of emissions fraud at London’s High Court today in what has been described as “the biggest consumer class action in England and Wales history”.
We’ll stop short of calling former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini the richest footballer in the world – that title is thought to be held by 19-year-old Faiq Bolkiah, Leicester City reserves player and son of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah – but business acumen and a willingness to take risks has certainly propelled Flamini
The decreasing cost of wind and solar renewable energy farms could lead to a $28 billion investment boost in the UK by 2030, a new study by Aurora Energy Research has found.
Plastic waste in the oceans will treble in the next decade, according to a new report conducted by the UK’s Government Office for Science.
McDonald’s is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its offices and restaurants by 36% by 2030.
Royal Dutch Shell is to leave New Zealand as part of a wide-reaching divestment plan, bringing to and end more than 100 years of operation in the country.
Amid a global plastic waste epidemic which sees rivers deposit 2.75 million metric tonnes of plastic into the sea each year, the waste that doesn’t enter the ocean is finding its way into our bottled water.
Autonomous flying taxis are closer to being a reality than ever before.
Under 1,000 new electric cars have been sold since the beginning of the year in the UK, down 33.7% on a year ago, industry figures have revealed.
German car-maker Volkswagen is planning to give employees a 40% bump to their bonuses after profits and sales rose in 2017.
The UK produced 388.5 million tonnes of CO2 in 2017, which has been estimated to be the lowest amount recorded since 1890.
Lithium is one of the world’s fastest growing commodities — growing in value at around 18% every year, according to SQM, Chile’s largest lithium producer.
People in London and the south east of the UK have been urged to use as little water as possible after severe weather conditions led to burst pipes across the country.
London-based food delivery startup Deliveroo wants to do its bit in the fight against mounting plastic waste.
What’s claimed to be the “world’s first” plastic-free supermarket aisle is set to be unveiled at an Amsterdam branch of the Dutch chain Ekoplaza today.
The Federal Administrative court of Leipzig has ruled in favour of allowing local authorities to impose bans on heavily polluting diesel cars.
In a landmark report for environmentalists, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has revealed over 100 cities around the world are powered on at least 70% renewable electricity.
The Hiscox share price has fallen this morning after the Lloyds of London underwriter blamed natural disasters for a 90% fall in yearly profits.
Zurich-based insurance company Swiss Re has posted a net profit of $331m, down from $3.5 billion last year following a spate of natural disasters in 2017.
A German courts could today decide to ban heavily polluting vehicles from the city centres of Stuttgart and Düsseldorf to improve air quality.
Some British members of parliament (MPs) have pledged to stop using plastic during Lent.
The UK is enjoying a long-term decrease in the emissions of some of the major air pollutants, including nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide.