There is a one in three chance of at least one region in the UK setting a new monthly rainfall record between October and March every year, according to Met Office research using its new super computer.
Britain has told the EU that it retains the right to return radioactive waste back to the bloc if an agreement on nuclear regulation is not reached.
An iceberg — twice the size of Luxembourg and a quarter the size of Wales at an estimated 6,000 square kilometres — has broken off from the Antarctic peninsula.
As the largest carbon emission contributors, urban areas should be capable of tackling climate change without government support.
Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur and boss of Tesla Motors, has announced the company will deliver the first batch of mass market Model 3 fully electric sedans on 28 July.
The UK is not on track to reach its target of reducing carbon emissions by more than half within 13 years, according to energy industry professionals.
San Francisco has become the first city in the US to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes.
As urbanisation increases so does the demand for sand in construction, making it the most mined resource on earth.
Portugal declared three days of national mourning on Sunday for 61 victims of forest fires on the weekend.
The revival of the US coal mining sector is a strong focus of the Trump administration, but critics are questioning whether that is possible in current market conditions.
Scientists in Canada had to abandon a $17m research expedition to Hudson Bay this week owing to dangerous weather conditions arising from warming temperatures in the region.
In an attempt to bolster regional connectivity and make airline travel affordable, the government of India has launched a campaign called Common Man Should Fly — Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (shortened to Udan) in Hindi.
For the first time, renewable sources of energy have generated more electricity than coal and gas in the UK.
Akon, the 44-year-old American rapper of Senegalese descent is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of his solar business called Akon Lighting Africa.
The United Nations (UN) five-day Ocean Conference co-hosted by the governments of Fiji and Sweden kicked off today in New York City.
Car pollution, coal power, plastic pollution, rising sea levels and food scarcity are all big issues.
The UK and Norwegian North Sea has recently shown an increase in mergers and acquisitions activity despite the latest oil price down-cycle and its perception of a high-cost mature basin.
The fall armyworm has been ravaging South America for years.
Shareholders in Exxon Mobil, the world’s biggest oil company, today backed a motion requiring the company to disclose the impact of climate change on its business.
Leaders of the G7, seven of the world’s biggest industrial nations, met at a summit in Taormina, Sicily on Friday to discuss issues ranging from terrorism to climate change.
Farmers have warned that there could be a shortage of apples, pears and plums across the UK after consistently low temperatures in April.
Pollution is responsible for one in four deaths among children aged five and under, making it a greater threat than Ebola according, to the World Health Organisation.
In the next 33 years, the UK needs to cut carbon emissions by at least 80 percent and a third of these emissions come from heating draughty buildings.
Royal Dutch Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, knew about the ‘catastrophic risk’ of climate change 30 years ago but continued to invest in oil and lobbied against environmental action, The Guardian reported today.
Shell could begin building offshore wind farms in the UK and across Europe.
Unprecedented air pollution is being seen in population hot spots across the globe.
UK commuters who travel on the underground breathe in more than eight times as much polluted air as those who drive to work, according to a study published last week.
British supermarket Waitrose has become the first in Europe to power its delivery trucks using food waste.
Until recently Mexico’s oil and gas sector has been state owned.
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