Legacy of toxic leaded petrol lingers in air in London, study finds

Most cities likely to be affected by the pollutant, which is particularly harmful to children’s brains…

Microbes and solar power ‘could produce 10 times more food than plants’

The system would also have very little impact on the environment, in contrast to livestock farming,…

Song of the Reed: Swallowtail review – Mark Rylance and Sophie Okonedo shine in hyped eco drama

Recorded on a bird reserve in Norfolk, the first instalment of this new Radio 4 play…

If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power | Bhaskar Sunkara

A powerful form of clean energy already exists – and it is far more reliable than…

How Democrats are ‘unilaterally disarming’ in the redistricting wars

Oregon Democrats had finally secured total control of redistricting for the first time in decades. Then,…

Hungary’s LGBT protests and Juneteenth Day: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the coverage on struggles for human rights and freedoms from China to Colombia…

The pandemic has revived hope that a more sustainable world is possible | Jeremy Caradonna

Economic growth is inextricably linked to the climate crisis, but the past year has taught us…

Medical leaders urge Boris Johnson to bring air pollution below WHO limit

Alliance of doctors and nurses calls for environment bill to include reduction in small particle pollution…

‘Paradise exists!’: Sebastião Salgado’s stunning voyage into Amazônia

The voyage wrecked his knee and almost cost an eye – but it took the Brazilian…

Farm plan poses ‘catastrophic’ threat to Zambian park vital for fruit bats

Conservationists warn of impact on world’s largest mammal migration, key to seed dispersal across Africa Plans…