Scores more heart attacks and strokes on high pollution days, figures show

Scores of children and adults are being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment on days of high pollution in cities across England, figures show.Each year emergency...

Today we pledge to give the climate crisis the attention it demands

At the Guardian we believe the climate crisis is the most urgent issue of our times. And we know that Guardian readers are equally passionate about the need for govern...

IITS, OTHER INSTITUTIONS IN 18 STATES JOIN HANDS TO FIGHT AIR POLLUTION,...

In its battle against bad air quality in the country, the government has launched a national knowledge network comprising IITs and other institutes to support the Nati...

INCREDIBLE ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR WINNERS SHOW RAW IMPAC...

The Environmental Photographer of the Year is an award set up to help expose the impact that human actions have on the planet. In line with the United Nations Sustaina...

Ban air miles schemes to cut excessive flying, says climate report

Air miles schemes should be banned because they encourage excessive flying, say government climate change advisers.There should also be an "escalating air miles levy" ...

Plastic cotton buds now banned in Scotland in fight against ‘global cl...

Scotland has become the first part of the UK to ban the sale of plastic cotton buds in an effort to combat plastic pollution.The new legislati...

‘Nature prescriptions’ would be cheap way to improve country’s men...

Prescribing contact with nature to people with poor mental health could save nearly £7 for every £1 invested in projects, new research has found....

Culling badgers actually spreads TB, latest study suggests

The government’s claim that culling badgers reduces tuberculosis rates in cattle has come under fire after a major study suggested it could be making the proble...

Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than o...

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summer

Almost 400 all-time high temperatures were set in the northern hemisphere over the summer, according to an analysis of temperature records.The records were broken in 2...

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Oil firm aims to extend Dorset coas...