Global energy consumption in 2050 could be reduced to the levels of the 1960s and still provide a decent standard of living for a population three times larger, according to a new study.

Tapping into the myriad uses of plants and fungi could save people and the planet, says new report

Scientists warn that if greenhouse gas emissions continue apace, Greenland and Antarctica’s ice sheets could together contribute more than 39cm to global sea level rise this century.

Research by the University of Leeds has helped secure the highest government protection for internationally-important Vietnamese forests.

A global analysis reveals for the first time that across almost all tree species, fast growing trees have shorter lifespans.