Climate change now hurts bird migration, UK scientists warn

Specific migratory birds spend up to 60 fewer days a year in Africa, new research finds

Australia commits to net zero by 2050 – but won’t cut fossil fuels

The country’s pledge has been welcomed but come under fire for its lack of ambition ahead of COP26

Mustard-powered planes could cut emissions by 68%

A new study claims the key to cutting down aviation emissions could be your favourite sandwich filling

MPs urge government to tackle green skills gap

The government has been criticised over an “inconsistent” policy on green jobs and a knowledge gap in necessary skills

China sets out old emissions pledges but nothing new in light of COP26

This follows reports that Xi Jinping will not be attending the summit – a blow to global climate negotiations

More than 80% of children want to take action to help the environment

Ahead of COP26, 46% of these children also stressed that adults were not doing enough

Locally sourced foods to hit sustainable COP26 menus

Almost all the food at the summit will be from the UK to cut down emissions, with reusable cups and ingredients also in place to limit waste

Paper-based tea bag maker gets $1m government backing

The company from Manchester has developed environmentally friendly tea bags to cut down producers’ footprints

‘Really thrilling, exciting, 100% electric car racing – powered by renewable energy’

Is Formula E setting the standard for how sports can still keep us on the edge of our seats whilst also keeping an eye on our planet?

UK’s pipeline of onshore wind projects reaches 33GW

If all these projects are realised, the UK could have more than double the current operational capacity by 2030