Lab-grown wood could be future of furniture

American scientists are working on a plan to “grow” wood in a laboratory without sunlight or…

Food waste: Amount thrown away totals 900 million tonnes

Every year, 23 million truckloads of food go straight into the waste bin, according to the…

UK found guilty of dirty air breach by EU court

The UK is found guilty of ‚Äúsystematically and persistently‚ÄĚ breaching air pollution limits. Click…

Climate change: Will China take a 'great leap' to a greener economy?

A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit…

Then and now: A 'megadrought' in California

See how extreme weather has affected an crucial reservoir in California. Click here for…

Life discovered deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet 'shouldn't be there'

Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover…

Budget 2021: No 'green revolution' from Sunak

Green measures such as a change to the Bank of England’s remit do not go far…

'UK first' nuclear fusion plan for Nottinghamshire power station

A Nottinghamshire power station is put forward as a possible site for a prototype reactor. …

Mars: Nasa's Perseverance rover sends stunning images

Amazing images as Nasa’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars and seeks signs of past microbial life. …

DR Congo's Virunga National Park: The deadly job of protecting gorillas

In the past year, more than 20 rangers have been killed defending Africa’s oldest national park. …