Climate change: UK ‘can cut emissions to nearly zero’ by 2050

It could be done at no added cost from previous estimates, and reduce GDP by just…

UK Parliament declares climate change emergency

The Welsh and Scottish governments have also declared an emergency - along with dozens of towns…

Denisovans: Primitive humans lived at high altitudes

Scientists find evidence an ancient human species called a Denisovan lived at high altitudes in Tibet.

Heathrow campaigners lose challenge against third runway

High Court judges rule in favour of the government's decision to approve airport expansion plans.

Some common concerns about electric cars explained.

Four common concerns about electric cars explained.

Leuser rainforest: The elephant men of Bener Meriah

A group of locals are the only thing preventing human-elephant conflict in a deforested area of…

Leuser rainforest: Baby orangutans rescued from Indonesia’s pet trade

As Indonesian orangutans come into closer contact with humans, they are at increasing risk of capture.

Extinction Rebellion: Activists say meeting with Michael Gove ‘disappointing’

Extinction Rebellion says the environment secretary refused declare a climate emergency.

Signs of faster melting in world’s largest ice shelf

Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding…

Glimpsing a world beyond human extinction

Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.