The first members of a Scottish climate change committee have been announced following a pledge to become carbon neutral.
Walkers has won the backing of Environment Secretary Michael Gove as it launches a crisp packet recycling scheme in response to a public campaign against plastic waste.
Singer Dougie Poynter is writing a book for children to teach them about the impact plastic has on the environment.
Electic-assist Lime bikes will be available in London for the first time from Friday.
Climate change made this year’s summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than it would be under natural conditions, the Met Office has said.
Recycling old smartphones stashed around the house could help towards saving endangered gorillas, scientists have claimed.
The melting of Greenland’s ice sheet has accelerated to unprecedented rates in the face of rising temperatures, analysis of ice cores has found.
Free charging points for electric cars are to be rolled out at hundreds of Tesco stores from next year, the supermarket has announced.
An outright ban on plastics could lead to greater environmental damage, according to a group of academics.
Costa Coffee has launched a new reusable cup that also contains contactless payment technology.
Countries must massively ramp up their action to cut emissions to prevent global temperatures rising beyond dangerous thresholds, a UN report warns.
Heatwaves and rising sea levels of more than a metre could threaten the UK in the coming decades without action to cut greenhouse gases, experts have said.
Environmental activists blocked roads and swarmed landmarks calling on the “ecocidal Government” to take rapid action to avoid potentially catastrophic climate change.
A couple have told how they considered giving up farming after one of their cows was found to have BSE.
Companies that polluted rivers and streams or made other environmental breaches have agreed to pay more than £2.2 million to a host of green charities and local projects.
The Government’s target of installing smart meters in every home by 2020 will not be met and the cost of the rollout is likely to “escalate” beyond expectations, the spending watchdog has warned.
Brian May has had a “traumatic” week, but not for his work in music or recent release of biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
Businesses and individuals need to get better at recycling to “sort out the mess” and save the planet for our grandchildren, the Prince of Wales has said.
Greenhouse gas levels have reached new record highs, prompting experts to warn “the window of opportunity for action is almost closed” to tackle climate change.
Carbon emissions from heating could be slashed by installing hybrid technology that does not require major changes to people’s homes, Government climate advisers have suggested.
The Scottish Parliament has voted to curb mechanical kelp harvesting if it prevents the seaweed regrowing.
Tributes have been paid to a campaigner who helped set up a protest site at an open cast coal mine in the UK and was killed in Syria fighting Islamic State.
The Scottish Parliament is expected to ban mechanical harvesting of kelp during a vote later.
More fishing quota should be given to smaller boats after Brexit, Labour has urged.
Banning the mechanical harvesting of kelp would send a “chilling” message to science companies in Scotland, industry leaders have warned.
Scotland could lose out on a £300 million industry if MSPs vote to ban the industrial harvesting of kelp in its waters, company bosses have claimed.
Shoppers at more than 230 stores across Scotland will be able to use compostable carriers from this week as part of the Co-op’s move to ditch single-use plastic.
Youngsters will be picking up shovels to help plant a quarter of a million trees to create the first Young People’s Forest, the Woodland Trust has said.
The Tories have proposed Scotland have the toughest default fines for littering in the UK.
Demonstrators have chained themselves together and superglued themselves to a Government building as part of an environmental protest.