Environment

  • 17 September 2014

    WORK on what will be ­Britain's largest community-owned wind farm is under way on the island of Lewis with funding of more than £14 million finally agreed.

  • 15 September 2014

    GLACIERS in the northern Antarctic Peninsula are melting faster than ever and small glaciers in that area could disappear within 200 years, warns new research.

  • 15 September 2014

    PHILANTHROPISTS and foundations should use endowment funds worth billions of pounds to fight climate change, leading environmentalists have urged.

  • 12 September 2014

    SCIENTISTS have taken a major step forward in the production of hydrogen as a renewable energy source, a move that could provide a major breakthrough in the generation of power from clean sources.