Nearly half the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption, according to a new report.

A team of Leeds mathematicians and French civil engineers has developed a new way of visualising and analysing complex flood-protection schemes.

Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries.

A new study has found extreme disparity in the use of energy among richer and poorer people - both within countries and between them.

Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice faster than in the 1990s and are both tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s worst-case climate warming scenario.