The development of a new cruise ship terminal on the river Thames could undermine efforts to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis. City mayor Sadiq Khan has expressed his concerns about the project, but the decision rests in the hands of the local council. JOSEPH DUTTON investigates
Campaigners have welcomed chancellor Philip Hammond’s call for ideas on financial carrots and sticks to drastically cut single-use plastics in his spring statement. However, they stressed the need for more rapid action, reports CATHERINE EARLY
Mr Justice Garnham today ruled in the High Court that judges will in future effectively oversee the government's air pollution strategy to ensure it complies with the law. This is the third victory for environmental lawyers at ClientEarth in ensuring clean air for the UK. JON BENNETT, from ClientEarth, provides the story
Is Theresa May failing to protect us from an 'invisible killer'? The European Commission last Tuesday gave Britain ten days to show how it would control air pollution with the threat of legal action in the European Court of Justice. Tim Holmes reports
The vast majority of the British public believe Theresa May has a moral duty to reduce air pollution to safe levels. So why is the government back at the High Court for allowing illegal levels of toxic air? BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
Environmental campaigning groups including Greenpeace and WWF publish a joint report today calling on the UK Government to bring forward the proposed ban on petrol and electric cars to 2030.
JOE WARE reports
UK politicians (aside from the Green Party) may not have the environment high on the agenda but the British public want to remain part of the Paris Agreement and care deeply about climate change according to a new poll released today. JOE WARE reports