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.
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.
PHILANTHROPISTS and foundations should use endowment funds worth billions of pounds to fight climate change, leading environmentalists have urged.
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.
SCIENTISTS have warned we should brace ourselves for more extreme winters as weather conditions become more volatile, scientists have warned.
SURGING carbon dioxide levels have pushed greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to record highs, the World Meteorological Organisation has said.
DAVID Cameron should push for the world to follow the UK's lead in setting targets to drive climate emissions towards zero, environmental groups have urged.
ALMOST three-quarters of people polled across 30 countries support the creation of a wildlife sanctuary in the Arctic, a survey has found.
A NEWLY-HATCHED Leach's storm-petrel is being examined by conservationists on the remote archipelago of St Kilda as part of an innovative monitoring project.
Food scraps are helping fuel a green energy boom, according to Scottish Renewables.
AN environmental charity will benefit from about £1 million which is expected to be raised from charges imposed for people buying plastic bags when the levy comes into force next month.
BIRD charity the RSPB is expected to stop using a stately home near Edinburgh as an event venue in the wake of fierce controversy over its links with the illegal killing of birds of prey.
THE three species of wagtail that breed in the UK are suffering long-term declines, a study has revealed.
ENERGY giant SSE said it is "particularly" disappointed environmentalists are mounting a legal challenge to its plans for a giant wind farm in the Highlands.
Environmentalists have launched legal action to block the decision to approve, without a public inquiry, SSE's plans for the largest wind farm yet in the Highlands.
A plan for a 34-turbine wind farm has been blocked by ministers because of the unacceptable impact it would have on the landscape.