The UK is considering building a solar power station in space to help achieve net-zero emissions. Could it work? An engineer explains the pros and cons.
Why are some cities better at attracting people and economic activity from around the world? The Global Power City Index explains it all.
Climate models predict a future with more extreme weather: more rainfall, warmer summers and milder winters. Looking into the past can help us predict this.
Chalk streams support an exceptionally high number of species and are sometimes described as “England’s rainforests” - but more radical action is needed to protect them.
A new survey of British firms suggests that confidence for the coming months is dipping with many reporting significant labour shortages.
Deaths from alcohol in 2020 were up almost 19% in the UK with the previous year, according to the ONS marking the largest single-year increase since 2001.
Many of us have been finding sleep challenging amid the global pandemic. Insomnia has been linked to an increased chance of depression in older people.
Climate-conscious measures are already in place across London - however, from transport to skills there's work to be done.
Winners of the Earthshot prize, including Milan and Costa Rica were awarded £1 million to support their efforts to improve their sustainable practices.
China overtook the US as the EU's largest trade partner in terms of goods in the second quarter of 2021, with the share of imports from Switzerland increasing.
The red squirrel populations are in decline with estimates indicating the UK red squirrel population is now under 140,000 compared to 2.5 million greys.
The head of Glasgow's city council, host of the U.N. COP 26 climate conference says that to work, climate action must happen 'for our people, not to them'.
From free masks to fines, there are a variety of measures across the world which countries have used to encourage the public to wear face masks.
For the strongest pandemic recovery, the IMF advises policy support and interventions continue for those most affected, in a 'gradual and cautious' approach.
Flora Blathwayt founded a business, selling greeting cards decorated with plastic rubbish she retrieves from the muddy banks of the River Thames in London.