Fracking shale gas ‘causing atmospheric methane levels to spike’

Researchers at Cornell University believe rising levels of the potent greenhouse gas are linked to emissions from the shale oil and natural gas industry

Researchers ‘shocked’ by amount of plastic waste falling in Arctic as snow

Researchers recorded more than 10,000 particles per litre in some of their samples taken from the region’s Svalbard islands

Inquiry launched into international trade and environment

The International Trade Committee is inviting written submissions until 1st October 2019

Ice melt in the Arctic ‘not main cause of colder winters in Asia and America’

Researchers say fluctuations in atmospheric circulation can cause ice to melt in the Arctic while also making winders in Asia and North America colder

Jair Bolsonaro: ‘Pooping every other day could save the planet”

The Brazilian President offered the strange advice when asked whether it was possible to simultaneously pursue agricultural development and safeguard the environment

Decarbonising Wales ‘must be central to regional planning’

That’s the verdict from the Welsh Government, which has set out a 20-year vision on how to transform the country into a clean, connected and sustainable powerhouse

Plastic waste ‘impairs kidney function and raises cholesterol levels in birds’

New research has found that although most birds only eat a few small pieces of plastic, that doesn’t mean they’re not seriously affected

Could going green make others question your sexual orientation?

The disturbing answer is that it might – new research led by Pennsylvania State University shows specific types of environmentally-friendly behavior are often associated with masculine or feminine stereotypes

The number of people being murdered defending the environment is soaring…

New research shows more green activists are being killed each year than the number of soldiers from the United Kingdom and Australia killed in war zones

Tesco thinks ahead and switches to plastic-free glitter for its Xmas decorations

The supermarket is switching to a plastic-free glitter alternative to decorate its range of festive trees, plants and flowers this year