David Attenborough's Blue Planet II captured the awe and wonder of the natural world, and in doing so transfixed a nation. But it also brought new awareness of the appalling impacts of single-use plastics on marine life. Now the BBC has promised to ban such plastics before 2020. EMILY FOLK welcomes the move
Springwatch Unsprung presenter Lindsey Chapman talks poetry, Blue Planet II and why we need to amplify diverse voices in the fight against climate change in the first of our new Voices for Nature interview series from our nature editor ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT
Lord Lawson, the chairman of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, was invited on to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, where he mislead listeners about the science of climate change. Should the journalists on the programme have received better training on climate science? Mat Hope reports.
Lord Lawson was invited onto the BBC Radio 4 Today programme to debate the risk of climate change. Scientists, former BBC journalists and politicians have all questioned the wisdom of this decision. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
Food safety campaigners have reacted angrily to a refusal by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to ban controversial plastic additive Bisphenol A (BPA), which is present in some food packaging and containers.