Climate change ‘could make Siberia habitable by the end of the century’

Researchers suggest by 2080, Asian Russia could have a milder climate, with significantly less permafrost coverage

Boots gives plastic bags the boot with new paper replacement

The health and beauty chain says the new paper bags will initially be available in 53 of its 2,485 stores

EU, Japan and US to co-operate on hydrogen and fuel cells

They believe the technologies could bring significant benefits to the energy sector, the economy and the environment

McDonald’s puts the freeze on McFlurry plastic packaging

The ice cream will be served in 100% recyclable cardboard containers from September this year

The first three kilometres of the Thames Tideway Tunnel are now complete

Tideway has published its latest annual report confirming the project is on schedule to be finished by 2024

Majority of UK public ‘want urgent political action to tackle climate change’

In a new poll, 71% of people want their MP to back ambitious plans to protect nature and curb rising temperatures

Tory leadership debate: Will the environment and net zero emissions be top priorities?

A televised debate saw the five candidates answer various questions from the public

Wasting food ‘is top cause of environmental guilt among Brits’

Around 35% of people questioned said binning food made them feel guilty about their personal impact on the environment

‘Most meat won’t come from animals’ by 2040

Researchers from consultancy AT Kearney predict by this time, 60% of meat will be either grown in vats or be replaced by plant-based proteins

Scotland smashes tree planting targets

Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary said tree planting makes a critical contribution to tackling the global climate emergency