Climate change: Drought highlights dangers for electricity supplies

Dry conditions in the UK and Europe are stress on facilities including nuclear, say experts. …

The science of drought explained in pictures

What does drought mean and what are the implications for water, food, rivers and wildlife? …

Climate scientists chase Arctic storms

Why climate scientists are trying to fly through Arctic cyclones in a small aircraft. …

'Every day it doesn't rain, the pressure mounts'

The heatwave will make conditions on England’s farms worse as experts warn of smaller harvests. …

Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers

Most of the world’s chalk streams are in southern and eastern England and are under particular…

Supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels – study

Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability. Click…

Causes of deadly dry-lightning wildfires revealed

The conditions for dry lightning, responsible for devastating California wildfires, have been identified. Click…

Climate change: Tears of joy as US bill clears Senate hurdle

The plans – which aim to reduce US carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 – still…

France whale: Lost mammal stuck in River Seine to get vitamin boost

The visibly malnourished all-white beluga has been stuck 70km north of Paris since at least Tuesday. …

Is there anything green about plastic grass?

More people are swapping real lawns for fake but experts are worried about its environmental impact. …