Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists

Atmospheric observations pinpoint eastern China as the source of rise in ozone-destroying chemicals. Click…

Plastic straws: Which companies are banning them?

A guide to the shops, restaurants and businesses that are moving to ban plastic straws. …

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items

In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use…

The effects of air pollution on human health

People with lung conditions describe the impact air pollution has on their health. Click…

Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting

Under the new law, people can choose to have their body turned into soil after their…

Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams

Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%. …

How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment

Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that’s better for the environment. …

Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double…

Is there a problem with salmon farming?

Marine biologist and diver David Ainsley is concerned about the effect fish farms have on marine…

Greenpeace activists inside boxes block BP headquarters

Those inside the containers have enough food and water to last them for a week, it…