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

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

Saudi Arabia commits to net zero by 2060

The Gulf state will invest $180 billion to achieve the aim but will continue to produce oil for years to come

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

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

Taiwan has the most women working in offshore wind – but the figure is still very low

A new report looked into the representation of women within the renewable sector and found Taiwan to be leading the pack

Edinburgh Airport and Ørsted team up to slash emissions

The airport is looking to achieve net zero emissions by 2040