Scientists using atomic force microscopy unintentionally capture the images
For all the Nobel prizes and predictions of global apocalypse and preaching to the converted, climate change remains a niche issue
Blow to fight against climate change as CO2 in the atmosphere hits record high
Ban Ki-Moon urges restraint as Pyongyang announces plan to reopen nuclear reactor
A massive cosmic explosion in deep space sent out a pulse of high-energy radiation that hit the Earth between the years 774AD and 775AD when the emperor Charlemagne ruled much of Western Europe, scientists have found.
Cutting 'black carbon' emissions could help to cool the planet, according to scientists
The Curiosity Mars rover has discovered something interesting in a scoop of ruddy sand, but Nasa scientists say they're not quite sure what it means.
Three key trade associations are pooling their lobbying resources. They risk loosing supporters, but is this the future of the environmental debate?
A leading thinker of the green movement argues that negative emission technology has the potential to be revolutionary - if we only it's deployed sensibly
Is scientific breakthrough a milestone on the road to clean energy?
It may not twinkle like a star but it is still a diamond in the sky according to astronomers who have found a rocky planet similar to Earth but made of the precious gemstone.
In the fourth part of our series marking 50 years of the green movement, Michael McCarthy looks at the areas where environmental activism has failed
Environment Editor, Michael McCarthy, and Travel Editor, Simon Calder, discuss the key issues
Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamond particles, a university professor has discovered.
Hal Hodson explains why a good heart is hard to find