Tony Abbott has had little to celebrate since becoming Australia’s prime minister because of his plummeting approval ratings and a hostile senate.

The pot of money that ministers have set aside to subsidise UK renewable power is likely to run out much more quickly than previously thought, according to research, placing green energy projects i

Anemonefish, Amphiprion melanopus, in their nest on the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland. Disquiet is growing over the destruction of their coral-based habitat

Britain’s urban rivers are the cleanest they have been in more than 20 years say the authors of a scientific study .

A €3bn deal for what is expected to be one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms has boosted Europe’s battered renewable energy market after more than a year of sagging investment.

Children who cannot legally buy cigarettes harvest tobacco, use heavy machinery and climb into barn rafters to dry leaves.

Choking winter smog blanketed the Indian capital New Delhi on Tuesday, rivalling some of the worst air pollution episodes in Chinese cities and at one point touching more than 31 times the internat

China is looking at scaling back the pollution that has made it the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter faster than expected according to the British economist, Lord Nicholas Stern.

Workers scanning for further leaks at the Fukushima nuclear site have discovered pockets of high radiation close to some tanks holding contaminated water, signalling another possible setback in eff

Carbon market businesses breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after the European parliament voted to prop up prices on the EU’s emissions trading system.