Oil of algae
By Michael Barrett - 24 March 13:27

Oil prices are soaring as supply chains in the Middle East become fragile. BP's quest for deep-water reserves in the Gulf of Mexico last year proved calamitous.

Power play
By George Eaton - 24 March 13:24

Just a month before the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan have prompted large anti-nuclear protests in France, where 75.2 per cent of electricity is generated by

Fukushima’s lessons in climate change
By Mark Lynas - 17 March 8:38

If we abandon nuclear power, prepare for catastrophic global warming.

Cheap meat comes at a high price
By Tracy Worcester - 09 March 11:51

The conditions of pig farms in parts of the EU are atrocious, but the fightback has begun.

Out of the woods
By Stanley Johnson - 11 February 16:14

The coalition’s proposed fire sale of English woodland will leave parliament powerless to decide on

Ministers announce partial halt of forest sales
By Duncan Robinson - 11 February 15:46

Proposed sale of 15 per cent of England's state-owned forests has been postponed by coalition.

The year the coral lost its colour
By Michael Brooks - 10 February 15:19

The plight of the reefs is just the latest sign of the damage that climate change is wreaking on the

John Pilger: The Queensland floods - Australia’s Katrina moment
By John Pilger - 29 January 11:13

Corruption and the cult of the market have made a natural disaster into an outrage.

Brisbane under water
By Nicholas Fearn - 27 January 14:07

Rain, hail and toxic sludge – this Briton picked a bad time to move to to Queensland.

How fences could save the planet
By Mark Stevenson - 13 January 10:40

As politicians get bogged down in debating complicated strategies to fight climate change, Mark Stev

David Attenborough — not over, not out
By Sophie Elmhirst - 13 January 10:37

At 84, Britain’s favourite naturalist says that, with BBC2’s First Life, he has made his last major TV series. Yet he shows no sign of losing his love for fossils . . . and life.

The threat of rising food prices
By Deborah Doane - 11 January 11:54

This is as much a part of what’s wrong with our financial sector as the Greek and Irish debt crises.

I’m dreaming of a green Christmas
By Bianca Jagger - 22 December 14:27

My fashion faux pas

Why we need direct action on climate change
By Caroline Lucas - 21 December 12:26

Governments are not responding with anywhere near the urgency that climate change demands.

Seven months of savage cuts leave coalition’s green hue fading
By Ed Ballard - 16 December 10:11

With the final nails hammered into the coffin of the Green Investment Bank, it’s time for a look bac

Snow scuppers Cameron’s “big society”
By Alice Miles - 15 December 9:40

It began as a flurry: a flake here and there, drifting on the wind. Soon it was falling faster and more heavily and beginning to settle.

Cancún: finally, some good news
By Barbara Stocking - 13 December 12:42

The private sector has an important role to play in the wake of the climate summit.

Lighting up the subcontinent
By James Turner - 09 December 11:48

New renewable energy schemes in India promise an end to power cuts, but only if they receive interna

Cancún is climate change groundhog day
By Andrew Pendleton - 08 December 12:29

Nowhere in the world is battling climate change a priority.

Climate loans threaten rerun of Copenhagen
By Nick Dearden - 23 November 12:10

UK loans to low income countries will make the poor pay twice for climate change

Saving nature or saving money?
By Oliver Willmott - 15 November 18:14

The government avoids more questions than it answers on England's woodlands.

Spill waters run deep
By Annabel Symington - 04 October 9:14

Oil stopped flowing from the Deepwater Horizon rig in July, but the legal wrangling is only just beg

The NS Interview: Bjørn Lomborg
By Sophie Elmhirst - 24 September 12:05

“I didn’t want to be the gay guy who talks about the environment”.

Natural Capital: The True Wealth of Nations
By Barry Gardiner MP - 16 September 17:51

Economists have still not caught up with the most important capital of all: Natural Capital.

A world too full of people
By Mary Fitzgerald - 30 August 11:16

Politicians of western countries avoid talking about population control, but if we invest in family

Sunday Telegraph apologises to UN climate chief
By New Statesman - 27 August 11:07

British broadsheet apologised for article which claimed that Dr Rajendra Pachauri was "making a fort

Laurie Penny on Climate Camp: The revolution will be civilised
By Laurie Penny - 26 August 17:17

Does Climate Camp show us the future of youth activism?

Let’s save it, rain or shine
By Michael Brooks - 22 July 8:11

Does anyone want to buy a weather forecaster?

Here’s to happy endings
By Bibi van der Zee - 16 July 8:55

As the old trope goes, I have been completely vindicated; you have been cleared; he has been whitewashed . . . I think that sums up the points of view on Muir Russell's Climategate report that came out on 7 July.

Good Idea: Urban jungles
By Alyssa McDonald - 16 July 8:48

Who doesn't like trees? Nobody. Everybody likes trees. But some people really, really like trees. The staff of the Woodland Trust, for example.