The diesel emissions scandal has shone a welcome light upon the damaging impact of traffic on our health
The thick smog reportedly led to residents complaining of sore throats
China and the US likely to be most affected
Rising global temperatures, largely due to man-made greenhouse gases, are the source of observable changes to the Earth
Tiny pellets of plastic so small that more than 500 fit in a single egg cup are washing up on beaches in Britain - and posing a significant threat to marine wildlife.
The city's mayor Anne Hidalgo says the 'journees sans voiture' could be a monthly occurence following success of the day
Cars driving on UK roads found to exceed legal European emission pollutants by more than 10 times
VW scandal stretches to Audi cars
Habitat, overfishing and sea temperatures have all played a part
Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced the plans to combat pollution in the city
No fracking will take place at a site in West Sussex which was at the centre of large-scale protests last year, energy company Cuadrilla has told residents.
Hampshire exile Jamie Merrill fails to see what’s so great about this particular slice of pricey commuter belt
Experts claim that in many Chinese cities, pollution particles are so dense and compressed that they block light almost as effectively as a brick wall
Spate of heavy rain and lightening is believed to have caused breathing problems for some in the heavily polluted city of Ahvaz
A record number of illegal rubbish tips and dumping grounds were shut down last year as part of a war on rogue operators who blight the countryside.
Five weeks after the Australian Labor Party suffered a humiliating defeat in the federal elections, the son of a former British waterside worker was elected its new leader last night.