If tests of the 100 metre-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea's surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the 'great Pacific garbage patch'
A bid to clear the Pacific of its plastic debris has moved a step closer with the launch of the biggest prototype clean-up boom yet by the Dutch environment minister at a port in The Hague. On Thursday...
Campaigners renew calls for bottle deposit scheme in Scotland as images emerge of seabirds poisoned by growing tide of plastic pollution
New inspection regime will target lorry drivers and operators attempting to cheat vehicle emissions standards
Thirteen industry leaders, including Statoil, Siemens, Shell and Iberdrola, launch joint initiative to set emissions cap for new energy capacity
It's a tragedy that it has taken such an awful tragedy to spark a long overdue debate about the excesses of deregulation, argues David Powell