Green issues

As Britain woke up to the results of the general election and yet more uncertainty, one thing became clear: this election and Brexit provides both challenges and opportunities for green issues in the UK and beyond.
To reduce your carbon footprint, think about the foods you eat: Stick to seasonal fruit and vegetables - they will need less watering and artificial heat to grow - and focus on local produce that doesn't require much air travel and cut down on products such as meat that require a lot of water and release a large amount of greenhouse gases in the production process.
Travelling is great, but between the transportation, the accommodation, the food on the road, all the energy spent on organised tours and on luxury we don't give ourselves at home... our dreams can be potentially damaging the environment. Here are some tips on reducing waste and saving energy on your next trip to become a green traveller.
So where does the consumer fit in when it comes to analysing the potential for change? For a start, we've pretty much given up on our politicians doing anything substantial about today's converging sustainability crises. It seems they'll only act when they're 'given permission' to act by others: by the private sector, for instance, or, occasionally, by voters.
More still needs to be done to tackle climate change, the report said Lord Deben, president of Globe International and chairman
The we-of-the-future will look back uncomprehendingly on the self-serving we-of-the-present and ask despairingly how it came to pass that our leaders were not challenged mightily by us, the electorate, about their failure to address the most pressing issues of our time.
Only a modest drop in rainfall led to the collapse of the classic Maya civilisation more than 1,100 years ago, a new study
Leaders of churches in Britain including the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of Scotland's Roman Catholics have made
Leaders of churches in Britain including the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of Scotland's Roman Catholics have made
Chris Huhne's resignation doesn't change the arithmetic of the Cabinet in terms of Lib Dem bums on seats. Yet green campaigners
Has the progress seen at Durban changed that? Immediate reaction to the outcome of the negotiations was decidedly mixed. A month on, with the spin having died down, what does a sober look at the facts tell us about what actually happened in Durban and what the implications might be?
Britain's investment in wind farms has been branded a "folly" in a report on their ability to reduce the UK's carbon emissions
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is to announce further plans to tackle bovine TB in badgers. In July the Government
Thousands of pupils will take part in the UK's biggest school trip this week to learn about green issues. Around 7,000 youngsters
Energy Secretary Chris Huhne will attack those who doubt the future of renewable energy later, branding them "curmudgeons
A possible link between pollution found in diesel fumes and the global collapse of honey bee colonies is to be investigated
A possible link between pollution found in diesel fumes and the global collapse of honey bee colonies is to be investigated
Three US scientists say they now need a creative mind with a nice new hypothesis to better explain where ago such amounts of CO2 came from thousands of years - because the old one that climatologists have worked with just proved not to have been clever enough.
It sounds like an April Fool's joke, but it could end the debate about loving or hating Marmite. Makers of the gloopy spread
Chris Huhne has vowed to get consumers "the best possible deal" after a wave of price rises from the big six energy companies