Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

Drivers to pay up to £690 to park their cars outside their home

Owners of most ‘polluting’ vehicles will have to pay an annual fee

Sweet move! Sugar in your fuel tank

New petrol mix made of biofuel could cut emissions by 750,000 tonnes

Facebook rolls out climate change labels to poke misinformation

The labels on posts aim to redirect users to official figures and facts about climate change

Promo emails create 2m tonnes of CO2 a year

In 2020, newsletters received by a UK resident were responsible for emissions equivalent to 350 kilometres in a Mini, new study finds

‘Super plant’ eats excessive polluted air

Cotoneaster franchetii is at least 20% more effective at soaking up pollution, the Royal Horticultural Society says

PM2.5 air pollution claims 160,000 lives in five cities

Delhi, Mexico and São Paulo are the cities with the highest death tolls, new research finds

Aussies are driving down livestock emissions with seaweed

Red seaweed is claimed to reduce livestock methane emissions by more than 98%

Nigeria spill case against Shell to be heard in English courts

Case revolves around 40,000 people affected by oil pollution in the Niger Delta

Beavers to be released for flood defence

Scientists praise beavers’ engineering capabilities as they can be used in efforts to tackle climate change