The latest climate talks are at risk of achieving nothing
Britain's Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Chris Huhne, was yesterday handed the job of solving the key problem which threatens the collapse of the UN climate talks in Cancun.
Michael McCarthy on the battle over emissions cuts that is dividing the world
Data show that Earth is not cooling as some sceptics had claimed, but is hotter now than at any point since 1860
Britain has the greatest number of small breweries of any major industrialised nation, with 71 starting up in the last year alone, according to the Good Beer Guide.
We get the message. The planet's doomed unless we get our act together PDQ. We even know some of the measures needed to give ourselves a chance. But which less orthodox proposals could stave off disastrous climate change? Environment editor Geoffrey Lean has a cunning plan
Brown resists pressure from close allies to sound more contrite note
Eight-year study of 3,000 children finds 80 per cent rise in risk
'Glass ceiling' hardly does justice to the sexism rife in Japanese business life. Anne Penketh reports on the battle for equality
Suicide rates in young men have fallen to their lowest level since the 1970s, marking the end of a three-decade long rise.