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Can solar power shake up the energy market?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 16:38
The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.

COP26: Glasgow to host UN climate change summit in 2020

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:26
Up to 200 world leaders are expected to attend the COP26 at the Scottish Event Campus in 2020.

Earliest direct evidence of milk consumption

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 09:59
Scientists discover the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans.

The day the dinosaurs' world fell apart

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 05:50
Scientists reconstruct the seconds, minutes and hours following the dino-killing asteroid impact.

UK farms plan for going 'carbon neutral'

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 01:04
Farm union unveils plan to slash emissions and combat CO2 - but critics ask why no mention of meat?

Climate change: 'Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt'

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:36
Global Commission calls for trillions of dollars to help the world adapt to climate change.

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:35
The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient".

Victor Vescovo: Adventurer reaches deepest ocean locations

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 11:59
Financier Victor Vescovo completes his quest to visit the deepest parts of Earth's five oceans.

Chandrayaan 2: What may have gone wrong with India's Moon mission?

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 03:52
The BBC asks former members of India's space agency what went wrong with its most complex mission.

Vet says badger culls caused 'immense pain'

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 22:38
The 9,000 animals culled to control cattle TB suffered terribly, says a former government adviser.

Defeat malaria in a generation - here's how

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 16:17
The world could be free of malaria by 2050, says a major report that sets out the road to eradication.

The 'zombie fungus' and the climbing dead

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 16:03
Marvel at some of the highly commended images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Solar panels: Thousands of customers complain

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 16:02
People who took out large loans say the thousands of pounds in savings they were promised have not materialised.

Catherine McKenna: Canada environment minister given extra security

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 05:11
Canada's Catherine McKenna says she has been the target of increasing abuse and threats.

In case you missed it

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 16:54
If you were one of the millions watching BBC Parliament this week, here are some stories you may have missed.

How Japan's appetite for watching whales is growing

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 16:00
Evidence suggests there may now be more of a future in enjoying whales in the wild than eating them.

Chandrayaan-2: Modi proud despite Moon landing setback

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 20:31
Chandrayaan-2 was about to land near the Moon's south pole when contact with the craft was lost.

Etna volcano: The Mountain Man celebrates his life's work

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:20
The UK volcanologist John Murray has painstakingly measured Mt Etna for half a century.

Chandrayaan-2: India aims for soft landing on Moon's south pole

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:18
India aims to become the first country to make a soft landing on the Moon's south pole.

Stranded whales: Numbers on the rise around UK shores

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 02:00
Diseases, fishing and plastic are some of the causes of whales and dolphins washing up on shores.