New oil and gas at odds with green goals – report

Business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has spoken of his desire to extract "every last drop" of North Sea oil. The GEM report also looked what...

Scottish fossil revealed to be pterodactyl ancestor

"By identifying Scleromochlus as a close pterosaur cousin, we can now reveal that pterosaurs evolved from tiny, fast-running, ground-living animals, which raced around on...

Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail

The technique could be used if there was an asteroid heading for Earth at some point in the future, he said, describing it as...

King Charles should attend climate summit, COP26 president says

The former business secretary, who led COP26 in Glasgow last November and retains cabinet status, told BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight programme: "I...

COP27: Activists “baffled” that Coca-Cola will be sponsor

Nyombi Morris, a climate activist from Uganda and a UNOCHA Ambassador, told the BBC: "When polluters dominate climate negotiations, we don't get good results....

Record avian flu outbreak sees 48m birds culled in UK and EU

The latest bird flu figures covering both Europe and the UK, which track outbreaks from October 2021 to September 9, were published on Monday...

Ancient footprints reveal ‘Irish Sea Serengeti’

Altogether there are 31 footprint beds, which point to a period of dramatic change in this ecosystem. "Up to about 6,000 years ago, there...

Sleeping in barns – homeless in the countryside

Herefordshire Council's rough sleeper outreach team placed him in emergency accommodation and helped with his drug addiction and mental health problems through the government's...

Over 1,700 environment activists killed in decade – report

In this latest report from Global Witness, Latin America is very much the frontline when it comes to deadly attacks on environmental campaigners and...

Study contradicts Rees-Mogg over hydrogen for heating

The appeal of hydrogen is that it is clean when burnt, and that it can be made from water, an almost limitless resource. But...