Every action we make has some impact on the environment, whether positive or negative. This section focusses on the problems caused across the globe by human activity and seeks to inform people and inspire them to take action to help reduce climate change and make a difference before it’s too late.
Keele University is proud of its environmental credentials, offering a range of quality courses in sustainability and natural sciences, and having accreditation as a Fair Trade university to boot.
A new study published in the Environmental Science and Technology Journal has found that increasing the number of green walls in cities could help reduce levels of pollution.
Although not yet compulsory, a number of companies have voluntarily been auditing and reporting on their carbon emissions, and many companies are seeing the benefits, a report commissioned by the government has revealed.
Few of us know that while we think our machines are sleeping, they are actually leeching 25% of the power that they consume from us.
Five weeks into the oil leak caused by an explosion at a BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and a number of unsuccessful attempts at plugging the holes in the pipework later, BP's latest solution, 'top kill', has managed to stop the flow of oil and natural gas.
If you've not heard of 10:10, the campaign to cut carbon emissions by 10% in 2010, then listen up.
A report compiled by the Environment Agency has revealed that despite improvements in quality over the past 20 years, three quarters of the rivers in the UK are not up to new EU water quality standards.
Jamie Oliver's new TV Series 'Jamie's American Roadtrip' will be the first carbon neutral TV show to be shown anywhere in the world.
Deforestation has long been known to be a crime against the planet and of serious detriment to the environment.
After three years of campaigning for stronger commitments in reducing carbon emissions, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland's work has paid off.
Following the intervention of President Barack Obama signing a Presidential Memorandum requesting the Environmental Protection Agency to review the decision to deny the greenhouse gas waiver request submitted by California.
Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth have launched a new campaign promoting the reduction of carbon emissions by challenging local councils to get serious about CO2.
Barack Obama has been accused of watering down the climate change bill following pressure from coal and oil companies.
The UK Climate Projections for 2009 (UKCP09), which has been informed by scientific data from the UK Met Office, has been released today, and provides an alarming insight into the potential effects of global warming on the UK climate.