Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires

People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as bushfires rage…

Attenborough: People have shown they care about plastic pollution

Sir David Attenborough says people’s response to plastic pollution has been encouraging Click here…

Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic

“I think we’re all shifting our behaviour,” the BBC broadcaster says as he wins a prestigious…

Geologist blasts society's links with oil firms

A leading London scientist quits the Geological Society over its ties with fossil fuel companies. …

Renewable energy: Rise in global wind speed to boost green power

Rising winds could increase energy production from turbines by a third over the next decade. …

New hope for trees affected by ash dieback

A study identifies the genetics in ash trees that confers resistance to a deadly disease. …

Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet

Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate. …

Analysis: Large-scale tree planting 'no easy task'

Trees are the latest green battleground in the election campaign, writes BBC Science editor David Shukman. …

Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa. …

Sentinel for sea-level rise enters testing

The satellite that will maintain the “gold standard” measurement of ocean height is nearly complete. …