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It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands in the near future as a result of global warming.
The UK and eight other European countries, including France and Germany, have joined together to call for urgent action to rescue the EU’s flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions.
Six energy firms – including three of the 'Big Six’ – are to be investigated by the energy watchdog after failing to meet targets on energy efficiency under Government initiatives to cut consumers bills and reduce carbon emissions.
The UK Government has failed in its legal duty to protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
Support for renewable energy is rising among the UK public, but the nation can’t seem to kick its energy wasting habits, the latest Government survey of public attitudes towards energy and climate change reveals.
The UK's emissions of climate-warming gases surged in 2012 as cheap coal replaced gas in power stations, official data revealed on Thursday.
Climate scientists have linked the massive snowstorms and bitter spring weather now being experienced across Britain and large parts of Europe and North America to the dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice.
Lights from around the world went out for 60 minutes as "hundreds of millions" participated in the seventh annual Earth Hour which concluded in the Cook Islands late Sunday night.
The Government’s chief scientist has warned the UK and the rest of the world will experience more extreme weather events in the near future because of levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere now.
Debate about climate change has been cut out of the national curriculum for children under 14, prompting claims of political interference in the syllabus by the Government that has failed "our duty to future generations".
The average carbon emissions of new cars in the UK fell by 3.6 per cent in 2012, while greener vehicles, such as hybrids, captured a record 1.4 per cent of the market, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
A UK university-led team of scientists is to develop a reactor that converts CO2 into fuel so efficiently it could offset every year more than three times the amount of carbon produced by Britain.
The construction firm BAM Group has topped the second and final Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Performance League Table, but has admitted the figures are not a true reflection of the company’s efforts to cut its emissions.
A global temperature rise of 1.5C would be enough to start the melting of permafrost in Siberia, scientists warned on Thursday.
America's carbon dioxide emissions last year fell to their lowest levels since 1994, according to a new report.