Study calculates up to 68,000 tonnes of microplastic pollution released by tyres each year - and much of it will end up in UK waterways and soils
Scientists have long known that tyres contribute to microplastic pollution, as wear on the roads releases microfibres into the environment, leading to increased plastic contamination of soils and waterways....
Climate campaigners remain insistent airport expansion is incompatible with UK's emission reduction targets
UK and Italian governments rumoured to have reached an agreement allowing UK to host crucial climate summit
Latest Greener UK report welcomes support for net zero target, but warns all areas of the environment are at 'high risk' of seeing protections weakened post-Brexit
Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050