Most MPs believe a third runway at Heathrow is the major infrastructure project that will benefit the UK economy the most, according to a new poll.
Ministers must deliver on a manifesto pledge for a 25-year plan to boost nature and cut the costs of environmental damage, it has been urged.
Uncertainty about the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU extends to the natural world. Matt Jackson from the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust highlights what the risks are, and what we might do about it.
The decision on expanding airport capacity in south-east England has been deferred until at least October, the Government said.
A number of councils have urged the Government to back the building of a third runway at Heathrow to support job creation and economic growth.
The Zika virus will not be a problem for athletes or spectators at the Rio Olympics, according to Brazil's Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani.
The Government has adopted climate targets which will require cuts to greenhouse gas emissions of 57% by 2030.
Exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of stillbirth, new research suggests.
As much as 86 tonnes of tiny pieces of plastic known as "microbeads" are washed into the environment in the UK each year from exfoliating scrubs, research has warned.
Nearly a quarter of London primary schools are in areas where air pollution limits were broken in 2010, according to a report that the capital's new mayor claims was not published by his predecessor Boris Johnson.