Covid: Cancer backlog could take a decade to clear

Research identifies 20,000 missing patients in England – and warns more staff and equipment are needed. …

Stop knocking down buildings, say engineers

Britain’s top engineers are urging the government to stop buildings being demolished. Click here…

Earliest definitive evidence of people in Americas

Scientists have found evidence that humans reached the Americas earlier than previously thought. Click…

Time for humanity to grow up on climate, says PM

The world is approaching a critical turning point, Boris Johnson will warn the UN’s General Assembly. …

Air pollution: Even worse than we thought – WHO

The WHO is slashing recommended maximum limits of key pollutants as evidence of danger mounts. …

Covid: Immune therapy from llamas shows promise

An immune therapy derived from llama blood shows ‘exciting potential’ in early coronavirus trials. …

Gas price crisis: Government to pay millions to restart CO2 supplies

Taxpayers will foot a bill to open up a key carbon dioxide producer amid food supply…

China pledges to stop building new coal energy plants abroad

The announcement is the country’s latest climate pledge and a major step forward to address emissions. …

Life at 50C: Heat hitting home in Australia

Cities like Sydney are already experiencing extremely hot days because of climate change. Click…

Old PPE masks find new life fighting plastic waste

All schools and colleges in Cornwall will be given litter pickers made from old hospital masks. …