Climate change: Electric car target ‘needs to be sooner’

The government's plan to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 is too…

When the biggest numbers don’t add up

The different methods scientists use to measure cosmic expansion fundamentally disagree with each other.

Climate change: Is Greta Thunberg right about UK carbon emissions?

Teenager Greta Thunberg said the UK's carbon emissions reduction relied on "creative accounting".

Thousands of penguin chicks wiped out

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.

‘Exhilarating’ implant turns thoughts to speech

The technology could eventually help those who have lost their voice to speak again.

Nasa’s InSight lander ‘detects first Marsquake’

It is the first seismic signal ever detected on the surface of a body other than…

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg: ‘Listen to climate scientists’

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg has an uncompromising message on climate change.

Greta Thunberg: Teen activist says UK is ‘irresponsible’ on climate

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg tells UK politicians a generation's future has been "stolen".

Disposable nappy recycling: How soiled nappies can be reused

Each year billions end up in landfill, but the world's largest nappy production company is now…

Extinction Rebellion: How might ministers win over the protesters?

A closer look at Extinction Rebellion's demands and how the government might try to achieve them.