‘Net zero by 2050? Not even close, with current energy infrastructure delivery’

Solar projects covering an area equivalent of 260 Tokyo Olympic stadiums would need to be built in the US every week from now until 2050 to help the country reach net zero, according to a new report

Dog-poo capital of the UK is crowned – but where is it?

The amount of dog poop found in public spaces in London every day is equivalent to the weight of 276 Asian Elephants, new report finds

What are the top five greenest countries in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series delves into the greenest countries in the world – how green is your country and does it make our list?

‘Damaging climate change is already evident in UK weather’

The State of the UK Climate 2020 report emphasises that the national climate emergency is not a problem for the future – it is already here

One million trees to be planted across UK with £80m government boost

The government is looking to accelerate a nature recovery across the country that will support 2,500 jobs and contribute to its target of trebling tree planting

Biffa convicted for sending household waste to Asia disguised as paper

The waste included soiled nappies, tins, plastics, clothing and food packaging all labelled as paper to be sent to mills in India and Indonesia

Company in Birmingham donates £12.9k to charity after recycling failure

The Environment Agency has accepted its payment to charity as an alternative to sanction or prosecution

New forest to be created in North East to promote a ‘greener future’

Enough trees are set to be planted to cover 35 football pitches in the first year, after receiving £480k in funding from Defra’s Nature for Climate Fund

Theresa May: ‘UK is at a crucial crossroad for climate and the environment’

The former Prime Minister and MP for Maidenhead spoke after having been appointed the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group

UK’s gigafactory ambitions ‘at dead end without more support’

The Environmental Audit Committee estimates a further 100GWh of gigafactory capacity is needed to meet ambitions for the production of BEVs