Scottish ministers have announced plans to establish Scotland's first green freeports in a "screeching U-turn" that could attract major new investment and jobs.
World leaders have welcomed new US President Joe Biden’s swift move to rejoin the Paris climate accord as one of his first acts in office.
Nearly four out of five drivers (78%) think pure electric cars are too expensive, according to a new survey.
Scotland’s targets for cutting emissions are “fantastic” but the Government’s current policies mean the country is likely to fall short in achieving them, the UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) has warned.
Joe Biden’s presidency is set to begin with the US rejoining the world’s climate accord, raising hopes of renewed momentum on tackling global warming.
A Biden presidency is “good news” for tackling climate change, Alok Sharma, who is heading up crucial international talks in Glasgow, has said.
The pandemic has slowed down the approval process for renewable energy schemes, with paperwork left “sitting on desks for weeks and weeks” due to a lack of staff, MSPs have heard.
Wardens have spotted 10 rare black-coloured seal pups among England’s largest grey seal colony on the north Norfolk coast.
Plant and food waste combined with microbes may be able to clean up contaminated soil, new research has shown.
Last year rivalled 2016 for the warmest on record, as global temperatures were measured to be nearly 1.3C hotter than pre-industrial times, scientists have said.
Scotland’s woodland birds have recovered from a more than 10% drop linked to the Beast from the East storm.
Restoring the UK’s seas from their damaged state could give a £50 billion boost to the economy, create thousands of new jobs and help the climate crisis, a report says.
US fund managers are still lagging behind their European peers in putting pressure on companies and ensuring their investments align with climate change targets, a new report has claimed.
Forests covering an area nearly twice the size of the UK were destroyed across global hotspots in just 13 years, a report from wildlife charity WWF has found.
Sir David Attenborough has received the Covid-19 jab months after speaking of the “immense suffering” caused by the pandemic.
Nature can provide “soul food” for people in lockdown, even in winter, the head of the RSPB has said.
A clean air strategy from the Scottish Government is a “huge missed opportunity” and more should be done to tackle vehicle pollution, according to health and environmental charities.
The Prince of Wales has urged business leaders to support his ambitious Earth Charter and “bring prosperity into harmony with nature, people and planet” over the next decade.
The Prince of Wales has said investment in “natural capital” should be the “engine of our economy” ahead of the launch of his ambitious Earth Charter.
Work to reinforce the beaver population in Argyll has successfully boosted their numbers in the area.
The Prince of Wales is to launch an ambitious Magna Carta-style charter to encourage the private sector to safeguard the planet by adopting sustainability and invest 10 billion dollars (£7.3 billion) in “natural capital”.
More than 250 community groups have been given a share of a £3.2 million fund from the Scottish Government designed to tackle climate change.
Drones are being used to measure underwater noise from shipping which the United Nations has said poses a danger to marine life.
Damaging fishing is taking place in almost all the UK’s offshore protected areas that were created to conserve seabed habitats, a report warns.
Environmental campaigners say it is now “imperative” that the Scottish Government acts quickly to ban single use plastic items.
Communities are at risk of flooding because of the “glacial progress” with flood protection schemes, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned.
Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg has thanked well-wishers for their messages on her 18th birthday and joked she would be spending it in the pub exposing the “dark secrets” behind climate change conspiracy.
Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg says she has stopped buying new clothes and holds no grudges against people who fly or decide to have children.
Planet Earth has remained habitable for billions of years simply because of good luck, according to a new study.
Lockdown restrictions and a spike in home office equipment sales have sparked concerns over the amount of e-waste the UK is producing, according to new research.