The spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) is having devastating effects on people’s lives, global politics and the global economy.
Coal India, Gazprom, and Exxon Mobil have topped a list of most polluting companies, according to a study out today.
The head of the UN’s World Metrological Organisation (WMO) has warned that future generations will inherit “a more inhospitable planet” as a result of an unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels.
This year’s Atlantic hurricane season — which has already rocked the Americas and Europe — could have been better handled if the storms and hurricanes it brought could be better predicted.
Tomorrow the European Union’s 27 member states will decide whether to authorise the use of the chemical Glyphosate as a pesticide for the next decade.
To drive in central London, owners of older, more polluting vehicles will be charged £21.50, almost twice as much as other motorists, the capital city’s mayor Sadiq Khan announced this morning.
Pollution killed 9m people in 2015, causing three times as many deaths as Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined — as well as 15 times more than those caused by wars and all other forms of violence — according to the report published in the medical journal, The Lancet.
People all over the world often say that they can’t live without chocolate and coffee, but climate change could be putting the future of these staples at risk.
The estimated greenhouse gas emissions from the top 17 consumer technology companies for 2016 amounted to more than 103m metric tons.
The British Isles is set to face the worst Atlantic storm in almost 60 years as ex-Hurricane Ophelia gets ready to strike.
London now exceeds World Health Organization (WHO) quotas for air pollution levels according to the city’s mayor Sadiq Khan.
One of the biggest issues facing the coffee industry is dealing with the huge amounts of waste created by coffee cups.
Last week, from the United Nations General Assembly in New York, French president Emmanuel Macron spoke about the hurricanes that have lashed the Caribbean and the US, saying hurricanes were a direct consequence of global warming and reaffirming his commitment to tackling climate change.
At least five cities in California, including San Francisco and Oakland, are suing major oil companies for their roles in climate change.
Starting with Hurricane Harvey, to Irma and now Maria, the Atlantic is well into its 2017 hurricane season.
As islands across the Caribbean struggle to recover after the destruction left by category five Hurricane Irma, they now have to get ready for another storm: Hurricane Maria.
Boris Johnson, broom in hand, was one of many iconic images to come out of the London riots.
For the first time in history, it is cheaper to generate energy from offshore wind farms in the UK than from new nuclear reactors.
As Hurricane Harvey haunts Houston and Irma makes her way to Florida, the Met Office has released the latest list of freak storm names that could hit the UK and Ireland over the next 12 months.
As the US is recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, a new storm is brewing in the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Irma.
Texas has been devastated by Hurricane Harvey, the latest worst storm to hit the US mainland for almost 12 years, and now a Houston chemical plant, owned by the speciality chemical company Arkema, is on the verge of explosion.
Ford – the best selling car manufacturer in the UK – has begun offering drivers up to £7,000($9,000) for vehicles registered before December 2009.
The total solar eclipse will sweep from Oregon to South Carolina later today in what is expected to be the biggest test yet of renewable energy.
The world’s largest data centre will be built in Ballangen, a small Norwegian village with a population of just over 2,600.
Olive oil prices have skyrocketed this year as unfavourable weather conditions, and persistent droughts restrict supply; while demand has been rapidly growing in emerging economies, such as Brazil and China.
Another day, another drama at the BBC.
Mexican industrial group Mexichem will acquire control of Israel’s Netafim, the world’s largest drip irrigation company, for $1.5bn.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket, will stop selling 5p pastic bags in its 6,553 stores across the country in just three weeks’ time.
Rome is facing water rationing after Italy deals with the consequences of the driest Spring in 60 years.
Battery technology is set to take centre stage in Britain’s energy future, with business secretary Greg Clark announcing a £246m investment and policy reforms to ensure a more flexible and secure UK energy system earlier this week.