Older people exposed to air pollution are more at risk of dementia, particularly if they suffer from cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.
A legal target should be introduced to end the destruction of forests in food supply chains by 2030 at the latest, a report for the Government has urged.
The east of England has welcomed British Summer Time with flurries of snow after the UK enjoyed a period of warm weather.
Salvage experts are to assess a cargo vessel which ran aground on rocks in stormy weather.
People are being urged not to visit the nation’s woods and forests, as the lockdown to tackle the coronavirus pandemic takes hold.
Wildflowers are moving northwards as temperatures rise, prompting calls to manage landscapes to make space for plants in the face of climate change.
England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat climate change’s impact on water availability, the public spending watchdog has warned.
Air pollution in UK cities is falling as the country goes into lockdown, mirroring what has happened in other parts of the world, experts said.
The Covid-19 outbreak could delay plans to introduce a clean air zone in Birmingham.
The first osprey of the season has arrived at a Scottish nesting site.
Families across the UK could see disruption to their bin collections as the coronavirus pandemic continues to have an impact on everyday life.
A Lego brick could survive in the ocean for as many as 1,300 years, according to a new study.
Seven in 10 people think banks and other savings providers should do more to show where their money is being invested, a survey has found.
MSPs have voted to support the general principles of a Bill on animal welfare reform.
Environmental campaigners have criticised a consultation that seeks to bring in new controls over the catching of fish used in the salmon farming industry.
Grants for new electric cars have been cut in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget.
The Prince of Wales has urged nations to work together to tackle the environmental threat to the planet – just as the world has mobilised to combat the coronavirus.
The UK is to get its first “Tiny Forest” in a plot the size of a tennis court to deliver benefits to urban communities and wildlife.
Brian May has welcomed the Government’s “brave new policy decision” to phase out intensive badger culling aimed at tackling TB in livestock.
The Scottish Government has been urged by campaigners to choose a deposit return scheme based upon the Nordic variable model.
The European Commission has unveiled plans for its first climate law, which will act as the basis of the European Union’s aim to make the 27-country bloc climate neutral by 2050.
The ability of the world’s tropical forests to absorb carbon from the atmosphere is decreasing – decades ahead of predictions, researchers have warned.
UK carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by 28% in the past decade, even as the economy has grown by a fifth, analysis suggests.
A block on onshore wind and solar farms is to be lifted to help tackle climate change, the Government has confirmed.
The UK has just experienced one of its wettest, and warmest, winters on record, new figures show.
Environmental campaigners have welcomed reports that the Government is lifting its block on onshore wind, to help tackle climate change.
A warm winter means that for the first time in years Germany’s vineyards will produce no ice wine, an expensive, golden nectar made from grapes that have been left to freeze on the vine.
Strong winds and heavy downpours are battering the island of Ireland as Storm Jorge passes.
The UK has weathered its wettest February on record after three successive storms brought heavy downpours and flooding.
Climate activists have marched through Glasgow in a “Blue Wave” parade to raise awareness about the dangers of rising sea levels and storms.