Air pollution costs UK city dwellers almost £900 a year each on average, according to a Europe-wide study.
Supermarket Iceland is launching bread and potatoes in paper packaging, in its latest move to cut plastic waste from its products.
The Scottish Government should increase its fund to help the world’s poorest countries deal with climate change, according to campaigners.
Volunteers are planting crops that could flavour gin, clean up air pollution or provide materials for lithium batteries in a “wet farming” trial to protect peat.
Nearly four in five Scots are concerned about the volume of single-use plastics and packaging used across the country and would support new regulations to limit their use, a survey has revealed.
Glitter is being stripped from Christmas cards and plastic is being purged from packaging as high street retailers try to deliver a more eco-friendly festive season this year.
Ministers have been urged to end the “cruel” discrimination of pet owners being barred from keeping animals when they move into rented accommodation.
The origins of a bearded vulture which has been touring the UK over the past few months have been revealed with the help of genetic analysis of two feathers.
An environmental campaign group has called for "as many people as possible" in Aberdeen to have their say on plans for a new low emission zone (LEZ) in the city, as the consultation period draws to a close.
Actress Cate Blanchett, singer Shakira and Queen Rania of Jordan are some of the international figures named as members of the Earthshot Prize council.
The Duke of Cambridge warned that the world’s future is at a “tipping point” as he launched his ambitious £50 million Earthshot Prize.
Environmental activists have climbed on to the Scottish Parliament building in a protest against fossil fuels.
The Duke of Cambridge has launched an ambitious Nobel-style environmental competition – with a £50 million prize fund – to recognise ideas and technologies that can safeguard the planet.
An environment agency has sent officers to the Mossmorran chemical plant after unexpected flaring overnight.
Tensions are building between treehouse protesters obstructing HS2 construction in a forest and evictions officials, as a second day of removals got under way.
Members of the public in Wales are being urged to record colourful waxcap fungi they see in their local green spaces to help reveal ancient meadows.
Countries are being urged to commit hundreds of billions of pounds in funding to protect nature in a global campaign backed by Sir David Attenborough.
A so-called “super-enzyme” that eats plastic could be “a significant leap forward” in finding solutions to tackle the pollution crisis, scientists hope.
The Wildlife Trusts federation is launching an appeal to support projects which aim to restore nature to the landscape, as part of a wider bid to see 30% of land helping wildlife by 2030.
Celebrities and chefs including Jamie Oliver and Joe Wicks are urging the Government not to open the floodgates to low-quality food imports under post-Brexit trade deals.
Animal welfare campaigners say the discovery of a golden eagle’s satellite tag, dumped in a river and wrapped in heavy lead sheeting, is “unequivocal proof” the bird has been illegally killed.
A new environmental body faces having its credibility undermined if the Government refuses to allow it to scrutinise climate change policies, MSPs have warned.
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060.
More than 300 British Olympians and Paralympians have called on the Government to take urgent action on climate change in the wake of Covid-19.
Sir David Attenborough has said wealthier nations must give in the wake of the pandemic and the time for “pure national interests” is over.
Ford and Facebook have joined the campaign to reach net-zero carbon emissions, Business Secretary Alok Sharma will announce as he kicks off Climate Week 2020.
Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie has backed a new campaign calling for free public transport in Glasgow.
As much as 53 million tonnes of plastic could end up in rivers, lakes and oceans every year by the end of the decade, even if global commitments to reduce plastic pollution are met, experts have warned.
More funding has been announced to help families in fuel poverty install insulation and energy-efficient heating systems.
Countries are failing to halt declines in the natural world that are “unprecedented” in human history, a United Nations report has warned.