The media is confusing the public about climate change because of its propensity for 'debate’ induced coverage, a leading media scientist told a committee of MPs today.
In order to protect national interests and sustainability measures at home, UK investors must consider their environmental impact abroad, a major advising firm has warned.
The English peasantry may have officially died out in the Middle Ages, but a new breed of small-scale farmers who live off a few acres and celebrate life on the land have been accepted to join the world's biggest peasant organisation.
Food and how to save is the theme of today’s World Environmental Day, so what are UK companies doing to reduce the two billion tonnes of food wasted globally a year? Saran Mishra reports.
Running could be leaving a much greater carbon footprint than you think, a US study of a leading, Chinese-made trainer has found.
Tesco is joining the fight against global food waste, even if meeting this objective means selling less, the multinational supermarket chain said.
Local Motors shares its innovations and lets customers be part of the car-building process, while keeping it local.
A new grass that cuts the water running off from fields by half could help stem the rising floods that global warming is bringing to the UK.
An independent UK packaging firm has developed a new bio-based material, which it claims could mean the end of fossil fuel-based polythene bags and film.
In an effort to reduce their environmental footprint and 'insure’ their businesses against the risks of a resource constrained world, more and more companies are introducing 'closed loop’ systems into their manufacturing businesses. But one company claims to be doing it on scale not seen before. Louise Bateman reports on Hewlett Packard’s printing cartridge recycling business that has seen it team up with a small, pioneering plastics recycling firm in Montreal, Canada.
Last year's disastrous summer has forced Weetabix to halt production of some of its most popular lines, after the company exhausted its supply of high quality British wheat following what it described as the worst harvest in decades.
UK supermarket chain Waitrose has asked its suppliers to discontinue the use of insecticides thought to be harmful to bee health.
Bid adieu to Bordeaux, but also, quite possibly, a hello to Chateau Yellowstone. Researchers predict a two-thirds fall in production in the world's premier wine regions because of climate change.
The fracking company Cuadrilla has halted operations at one of its three drilling sites, citing the need for an environmental assessment.
A 'top 50’ list of grocery product groupings responsible for the biggest impact on the environment has been published in a bid to help businesses accelerate ways to reduce the carbon footprint of everyday consumer items.