Environment And Nature

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan

Jun 16, 2019

The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London's Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity

May 8, 2019

Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century

UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, electric cars

May 2, 2019

An independent committee that advises the British government on climate change says the UK should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, drive electric

May 1, 2019

An independent committee that advises the British government on climate change says the UK should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

Campaigners against Heathrow expansion lose legal challenge

May 1, 2019

Campaigners fighting British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport have lost a challenge in one of the country's highest courts

Blaze breaks out in forest that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Apr 29, 2019

British firefighters are tackling a blaze in woodland that inspired "Winnie-the-Pooh."

Opposition pressures UK government to act on climate change

Apr 28, 2019

British opposition leaders are pressuring the government to act on climate change after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate

Congo park ranger tells of taking viral selfie with gorillas

Apr 25, 2019

A park ranger in Congo has described how he captured a selfie with two gorillas that went viral

Climate activists block entrance to London Stock Exchange

Apr 25, 2019

Environmental activists are blocking the main entrance to the London Stock Exchange after gluing themselves to the doorway while wearing LED displays reading "climate emergency."

London climate protesters say they will end their blockades

Apr 24, 2019

Climate change protesters who brought parks of central London to a standstill for several days say they will end their blockades

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