Striking pupils from across Scotland have walked out of classes to join climate change protests.
A passionate crowd of school children have demonstrated in Belfast to demand action on climate change.
Thousands of children have gone on strike from school to instead join protests calling for more global action on climate change. Youth Strike 4 Climate protests are taking place across Britain, inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s weekly demonstrations outside her nation’s parliament to urge leaders to tackle the issue.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed youngsters who are skipping school to take part in climate change protests, describing their actions as a “cause for optimism in an often dark world”.
A new organisation has been launched to fight legal cases on behalf of wildlife against public bodies over failures to look after species or habitats.
A new cut-price wave energy device that could help power homes and businesses is being developed by experts at a Scottish university.
Introducing a workplace parking levy could help Scotland cut emissions, improve public health and raises additional cash for public transport, supporters have claimed.
More than 170 acres of land rich in fungi have been protected with the designation of two new sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs).
Human activity is causing dramatic declines in insects which could see 40% of species become extinct in a few decades, a scientific study has warned.
Future generations face wilder weather due to “climate chaos” triggered by global warming, scientists have claimed.
The Scottish Government is investing an additional £713,000 to help prevent the “utter devastation” that can be caused by flooding.
More extreme and unpredictable weather driven by climate change is posing a threat to the British staple dish of chips, campaigners have warned.
Glue-like substances secreted by bacteria are sticking tiny particles of plastic together in the ocean to form larger masses, scientists have discovered.
A deposit return scheme for drinks containers should include glass bottles and be rolled out across the UK, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
Demolition work has begun at Bristol’s most famous eyesore, bringing an end to a building that became a playground for squatters, illegal ravers and fledgling graffiti artists.
Demolition work will get under way at Bristol’s most famous eyesore – bringing an end to a building that became a playground for squatters, illegal ravers and fledgling graffiti artists.
Work is under way on a £2.6 million project to plant woods, restore peat bog and slow water flow in streams to protect thousands of homes from flooding.
Scotland’s planned deposit return scheme for drinks containers could help boost jobs, the Environment Secretary has said.
There is a “real national risk of death, disease and coastal flooding” if the Irish Government does not tackle the country’s rising emissions, the High Court in Dublin has heard.
A Scottish university is spearheading a £20 million programme aimed at tackling the current threats to the world’s oceans.
Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could act as stores for renewable energy on a large scale, a study suggests.
A Scottish osprey that migrated south to Spain has died after being electrocuted on a faulty power line.
Poundland has been accused of creating unnecessary plastic waste by selling nothing, complete with heart-shaped packaging, for Valentine’s Day.
Snow flurries are forecast to hit parts of the UK after Britons shivered through the coldest night of the winter so far.
Thursday night was the coldest of the winter so far as temperatures plunged to as low as -10.7C (12.7F).
A waste management company has stored remains of NHS patients in unrefrigerated units for more than six months, according to reports.
Up to 300 tonnes of clinical waste and 10 tonnes of anatomical waste has piled up at the Scottish sites of a disposal company, MSPs have heard.
Scotland’s Climate Change Secretary has told MSPs reducing carbon emissions and growing the economy “must go hand in hand”.
Campaigners have lost the latest High Court challenge over fracking at Cuadrilla’s controversial Preston New Road site.
Mountaineers have called on a local authority to reconsider its options over plans for hydro power construction schemes in a famous glen.