Researchers have for the first time discovered that common plastics emit greenhouse gases as they degrade.
Thousands of miles of fibre optic cables buried along the US coast are at risk from rising sea levels, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Oregon.
National Grid has identified smart charging as an integral way to meet the growing power demand created by the rising number of electric vehicles (EVs) on UK roads.
It is widely known that rising sea levels caused by global warming could have devastating environmental impacts, but a new study has found that they could have significant financial consequences too.
Alta Devices has broken a key record for solar energy efficiency.
A report by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Engineering and Public Policy has found that US nuclear power is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the country’s decarbonised energy system.
China’s embrace of high-tech is reducing CO2 emissions as the country moves away from an industrial economy, according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UAE).
Oil company BP has announced it will purchase the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company, Chargemaster, for an undisclosed sum.
A flat-pack generator known as a QuickQube has been developed that can turn human waste into energy.
Plans to build the Swansea tidal lagoon, the world’s first project of its kind, have been scrapped by the UK Government after it was decided that the £1.3bn development was not cost-effective.
As we head towards a future where global populations are set to become increasingly urbanised, it is important to protect and plant urban trees in order to be able to build liveable and sustainable future cities.
With numbers expected to reach 17 million by 2030, the presence of electric vehicles on UK roads is here to stay.
Sales of electric vehicles have been growing steadily for the last few years, but when will electric cars take over?
This year’s World Oceans Day theme is preventing plastic pollution.
The number of climate change-related lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies has boomed over the last few years.
Europe’s plastic water bottle producers have today announced they intend to raise collection rates of plastic bottles to 90% by 2025 — from 60% currently — as they join the global war on plastic waste.
For much of the last century, observers of the oil industry have debated when or if we might reach so-called peak oil — the point when the maximum rate of petroleum extraction is achieved.
Michael Gove’s Green Brexit idea means a lot of things to a lot of people.
Carbon emissions in the European Union increased in 2017, according to statistics released by Eurostat today.
London’s government-funded Boris bike hire scheme has cost taxpayers nearly £200 million over the last eight years, according to a disclosure made to Verdict under the UK Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.
Oil giant BP has posted a 71% jump in first-quarter profit, driven by a surge in oil and gas prices and sending the BP share price higher at the London open.
Norway’s giant $1 trillion oil fund made a loss of $21 billion in the first quarter of this year, its first in two years, after buying into volatile equity markets.
Volkswagen’s share price has jumped after the German car manufacturer posted its first quarter financial results today.
Some of the world’s biggest brands have signed up to an ambitious, voluntary commitment to reduce plastic pollution, called the UK Plastics Pact.
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.
Rolls-Royce shares have climbed today after the company announced it was selling its German diesel parts maker L’Orange to US-based engineering company Woodward for £610 million.
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.