Damian Carrington for The Guardian, part of the Guardian Environment Network

Energy 08-05-2014

Warning of $1tn gamble on high-cost oil projects

Over $1 trillion is being gambled on high-cost oil projects that will never see a return if the world's governments fulfill their pledge to tackle climate change, according to a new report.
A European honey bee extracts nectar from an Aster flower using its proboscis [John Severns]

Britain’s honeybee colony deaths among worst in Europe, study reveals

A landmark study has revealed the UK is suffering one of the worst rates of honeybee colony deaths in Europe.
Agrifood 04-02-2014

Pesticides halve bees’ pollen gathering ability, research shows

Bumblebees exposed to controversial pesticides collect just half the pollen they would otherwise harvest, according to new research, depriving their growing young of their only source of protein.
Energy 12-02-2013

Wind and solar power capacity surge, report says

Global wind power expanded by almost 20% in 2012 to reach a new peak of 282 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity, while solar power reached more than 100GW, having more than doubled in two years.
Development Policy 19-07-2012

Dumping iron at sea can bury carbon for centuries, study shows

Dumping iron into the sea can bury carbon dioxide for centuries, potentially helping reduce the impact of climate change, according to a major new study. The work shows for the first time that much of the algae that blooms when iron filings are added dies and falls into the deep ocean.
Brexit 12-04-2012

Iceland’s volcanoes may power UK

The volcanoes of Iceland could soon be pumping low-carbon electricity into the UK under government-backed plans for thousands of miles of high-voltage cables across the ocean floor.
Energy 23-02-2012

EU tar sands pollution vote ends in deadlock

The European Union failed to label oil produced from tar sands as highly polluting on Thursday, with a key vote by member states ending in deadlock.