Boris ‘the Builder’ Johnson has found a new scapegoat: the humble newt | Jules Howard

Boris ‘the Builder’ Johnson has found a new scapegoat: the humble newt | Jules Howard

First, I should lay down my cards and show my hand. My name is Jules, and I am a card-carrying..

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

If you consider Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep to be the ultimate catchy tune, think again: the white-throated sparrows of British..

$10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN

$10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN

At least $10bn (GBP7.9bn) worth of gold, platinum and other precious metals are dumped every year in the growing mountain..

Revealed: raw sewage poured into Olympic Park wildlife haven

Revealed: raw sewage poured into Olympic Park wildlife haven

Raw sewage was discharged for more than 1,000 hours from a Thames Water overflow pipe into an environmental wetland at..

MP calls for crackdown on raw sewage discharges in English rivers

MP calls for crackdown on raw sewage discharges in English rivers

A fresh attempt to change the law to stop water companies from releasing raw sewage into rivers has been launched..

UK gives go-ahead to giant windfarm project off Norfolk coast

UK gives go-ahead to giant windfarm project off Norfolk coast

The construction of two giant offshore windfarms is poised to go ahead off the Norfolk coast in what the renewable..

Invest in the green economy and we’ll recover from the Covid-19 crisis | Joseph Stiglitz

Invest in the green economy and we’ll recover from the Covid-19 crisis | Joseph Stiglitz

Although it seems like ancient history, it hasn’t been that long since economies around the world began to close down..

Revealed: development banks funding industrial livestock farms around the world

Revealed: development banks funding industrial livestock farms around the world

Two of the world’s leading development banks have pumped billions of dollars into the global livestock sector, despite warnings that..

Europe losing forest to harvesting at alarming rate, data suggests

Europe losing forest to harvesting at alarming rate, data suggests

Europe has lost a vastly increased area of forest to harvesting in recent years, data suggests, reducing the continent’s carbon..