Environment

How the pandemic interrupted a banner year for plastic bag bans

In the US, the plastics industry played a role.

“A remarkable achievement”: the environmental case for building HS2

As big a threat to ancient woodland as one 14 mile road.

Is it time to end road building?

I mean, obviously it is, yes.

American cities are in crisis. So why is Richard Florida exporting their lessons?

The guru of the “creative class” thinks the developing world should follow America’s lead.

Water is scarce. So why is it underpriced?

Water, water, everywhere...

How collecting food waste could slow climate change – and save us money

This process is already widely used elsewhere.

In New Zealand, climate change is driving an eco-nationalist revival

Thirty years on from the Nuclear Free outcry, a second protest-movement is prompting New Zealand to once again loosen its ties with the US

Podcast: Going green

Not about Brexit!

Why are cities so much hotter than the surrounding areas?

On the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect.

How tackling climate change could tackle inequality

The rich cause climate change, while the poor feel its impacts.

Seven climate change myths put about by big oil companies

Well, they would, wouldn’t they.

London needs to reduce its plastic bottle use. Here’s how

A Labour member of the London Assembly on the city’s plastic problem.

Podcast: The Big Freeze

Baby it’s cold outside.

Berlin offers a model for how cities can cope with increasingly regular extreme floods

Stadtschwamm; or how to stop the stadt from schwimming

Podcast: The Poison Sky

On air pollution.

For the US, climate change is a national security issue

A former naval meteorologist writes.

“What has Europe ever done for us?” Here are four EU rules which protect Britain's environment

The UK government is leading efforts in Brussels to weaken the 2030 targets currently.

Cities will make or break any deal on carbon emissions. Here's why

A little less conversation, a little more action.

This map shows how prepared for climate change 30 UK cities are

It's not looking great for Belfast or Derry.

Cities: the cause of, and solution to, our climate change problems

Why cities are a rare good news story in the environmental debate.