European greenhouse gases soared in second quarter

Emissions jumped 18% last spring, according to Eurostat

Climate change tops chart of Brits’ concerns

Worry about climate recorded its highest-ever score, according to new poll

‘No country has met its people’s needs without overusing natural resources for 30 years’

Every nation has abused planetary boundaries to meet its citizens’ needs, a new study claims

Wet wipes clog up the River Thames

A new report has found that wet wipe pollution in the river has grown to the size of two tennis courts in the last six years

More than 2,000 sewage treatment works under scrutiny by ‘major’ investigation

Water companies found in breach of rules could face fines and prosecutions

Children worldwide call on UN to recognise their ‘right to clean air’

There are predictions that by 2050, air pollution could be the leading cause of child mortality

COP26 Live: Activists deflate tyres of SUVs in Glasgow

The activist group Tyred of SUVs blamed “unnecessary luxury lifestyle choices” for what is driving the climate breakdown

COP26 Live: New draft agreement unveiled with ‘weakened’ reference to fossil fuels

Campaigners said key lines in the new draft on fossil fuel subsidies need to be strengthened

Environment Act passed to crack down on water and air pollution

The act will also look to cut waste, protect biodiversity and increase recycling rates

‘More fossil fuel delegates at COP26 than any country’

A new study claims that people linked with the oil and gas industry outnumber everyone else at the conference