Campaigns against pollution that causes climate change often focus on reducing energy usage, when poor countries desperately need that energy to give their citizens freer and fuller lives. A new ethical framework for evaluating environmental issues is needed.
New Conservative Environment Secretary Liz Truss ahd her Lib Dem coalition partners need to be clear on how they will better protect Britain from climate change.
According to scientists, some fish could contain at least three times more mercury than 150 years ago due to pollution caused by human activity – the researchers hope that these findings will increase awareness of the harmful effects of mercury pollution.
China's rapid industrialisation has not been accompanied by a respect for the natural environment - but, as pollution problems become so severe that they can no longer be ignored, engineers are beginning to dream up ambitious solutions to problems created by ambitious modernity.
The tiny pieces of plastic that we throw away every year are forming a new layer of sedentary rock across the planet - just another sign of our careless attitude to waste.
Air pollution is killing millions, and the government has responded by confiscating 500 illegal barbecues.
Tesco wastes 30,000 tonnes of food in six months, but how does the UK compare with other countries on food waste?
While there are benefits to higher global temperatures, they are vastly outweighed by the costs to human life.
The Chinese tradition of giving away mooncakes in mid-autumn is surprisingly revealing.