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‘Cars have more rights than people’: Glasgow residents rail against rise of drive-through restaurants
A planned drive-through Starbucks in the Gorbals area is at centre of a storm over the proliferation of outlets encouraging car use

Eve Livingston

27, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Stars could be invisible within 20 years as light pollution brightens night skies
The increased use of light-emitting diodes is obscuring our view of the Milky Way as well as taking a toll on human and wildlife health

Robin McKie

27, May, 2023 @1:01 PM

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30 water treatment works released 11bn litres of raw sewage in a year, study suggests
Exclusive: Researchers analysed works run by nine water and sewerage companies in England and Wales

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

27, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Sewage spills blamed as E coli forces Cornish shellfish sites to close
Producers accuse government of failing to tackle pollution after ‘very high’ levels of bacteria found

Leana Hosea and Rachel Salvidge

26, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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One in three GB News presenters cast doubt on climate science, study reveals
Ten of broadcaster’s 31 hosts made on-air statements in 2022 rejecting or challenging scientific consensus

Damien Gayle and Adam Barnett

26, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Toxins hidden in plastics are the industry’s dirty secret – recycling is not the answer | Charlotte Lloyd
We need to know more about what goes into plastics and better regulation of how recycled products are used, says environmental chemistry lecturer Dr Charlotte Lloyd

Charlotte Lloyd

25, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Severn Trent dividend exceeds £260m amid rising anger over sewage pollution
Investor payout comes as company posts small profit increase and forecasts strong earnings growth

Joanna Partridge

24, May, 2023 @2:20 PM

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Plastic waste puts millions of world’s poorest at higher risk from floods
More than 200 million face more intense and frequent floods due to plastic pollution blocking drainage systems, report finds

Karen McVeigh

24, May, 2023 @10:59 AM

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Chemical cocktails harmful to wildlife found in 81% of English rivers and lakes
Campaigners call for rigorous testing of waterways to protect species after analysis reveals scale of problem

Helena Horton Environment reporter

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Recycled plastic can be more toxic and is no fix for pollution, Greenpeace warns
Campaign group says plastics are incompatible with circular economy as countries prepare for treaty talks

Damien Gayle

24, May, 2023 @4:01 AM

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Maine plans removal of PFAS from sewage sludge used as fertilizer
Toxic ‘forever chemicals’, concentrated in sludge, are extremely difficult to dispose of safely and also poison farmland

Tom Perkins

23, May, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Worried about your laundry releasing microplastics? A filter could be a simple solution
An external filter, retrofitted to your washing machine, is an immediate way of stopping microfibres going down the drain

Lucianne Tonti

22, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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