The assumption by regulators around the world that it is safe to use pesticides at industrial scales across landscapes is false, according to a chief scientific adviser to the UK government.

Tens of thousands of the poorest children in London are facing a cocktail of health risks including air pollution, obesity and poverty that will leave them with lifelong health problems, according

The most polluted schools in London are to be audited as part of the mayor’s drive to clean up toxic air across the capital.

New “real world” emissions tests fail to prevent high levels of pollution from diesel cars during rush hour, according to new data.

Green energy projects run by cities and local authorities around the UK stand to receive millions of pounds of government support, providing another fillip for renewable power just a day after the

The UK’s latest competitive auction saw offshore wind prices tumble to record lows of as little as £57.50 per MWh, a 47% decrease on past offshore wind prices, and dipping well below the price guar

Parents across the country face tough restrictions – and even fines – over driving their children to the school gates, in a push by councils on road safety and pollution.

A "wave of legal action" over climate change has already begun and cases will become more likely to succeed as the scientists get better at attributing extreme weather events to global warming, act

An ambitious target to phase out sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 could halve UK oil imports, a study by environmental and aid organisations suggests.

A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory.

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