New UK housing ‘dominated by roads’

Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less. Read more »

Barometric pressure in London ‘highest in 300 years’ at least

High pressure at Heathrow Airport reaches 1,049.6 millibars - a record for the UK's capital. Read more »

Human impact on nature ‘dates back millions of years’

The impact of humans on nature may have been far greater and longer-lasting than we thought, say scientists. Read more »

People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules

But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea levels. Read more »

Malaysia returns 42 containers of ‘illegal’ plastic waste to UK

Malaysia will not become "the garbage dump of the world", says the country's environment minister. Read more »

SpaceX to practise emergency crew capsule escape

A final technology demonstration from the California company should clear the way to fly astronauts. Read more »

‘Resistant’ trees planted in Hampshire in ash dieback fight

Scientists have identified 3,000 ash trees with suspected resistance to a deadly disease. Read more »

Dinosaur extinction: ‘Asteroid strike was real culprit’

A team of scientists discounts the idea that large-scale volcanism drove the demise of the dinosaurs. Read more »

Australia fires: ‘Apocalypse’ comes to Kangaroo Island

Australia's Kangaroo Island has been likened to Noah's Ark - but its unique wildlife is under threat. Read more »

Climate change: Can Glasgow go carbon neutral?

As more cities declare climate emergencies, we look at how Glasgow aims to cancel out its carbon footprint. Read more »