Pollution

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough
Water pollution

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough

Activists have welcomed Labour's plan to put sewage spillers 'in the dock' – but warned that it is “not enough” to fix water pollution.
'Wake up and smell the s**t': Sewage dumped into UK waterways over 1,000 times a day, report says
Water pollution

'Wake up and smell the s**t': Sewage dumped into UK waterways over 1,000 times a day, report says

UK government may have broken law over sewage pumping. Could this be a 'turning point'?
Water pollution

UK government may have broken law over sewage pumping. Could this be a 'turning point'?

Sewage pollution: How much should water companies be fined for pumping sewage? Have your say
Sewage

Sewage pollution: How much should water companies be fined for pumping sewage? Have your say

Sewage spills: Customers could receive hundreds of millions in compensation as water companies face new lawsuit
Sewage spills

Sewage spills: Customers could receive hundreds of millions in compensation as water companies face new lawsuit

‘The grubby tentacles are everywhere’: This UK sewage discharge map shows where waste is being pumped into nature reserves
Red dots across a map of England and Wales show the breadth of sewage spills in protected areas
Sewage Pollution

‘The grubby tentacles are everywhere’: This UK sewage discharge map shows where waste is being pumped into nature reserves

Senior Tory Damian Green says swimming in sewage ain’t what it used to be, to the absolute horror of viewers
Damian Green Peston sewage
Water pollution

Senior Tory Damian Green says swimming in sewage ain’t what it used to be, to the absolute horror of viewers

Air pollution: How to protect yourself from the deadly consequences of dirty air
Air Pollution

Air pollution: How to protect yourself from the deadly consequences of dirty air

Raw sewage, dead fish and E.coli: Record £2.1m fine for water pollution in Devon and Cornwall
River pollution

Raw sewage, dead fish and E.coli: Record £2.1m fine for water pollution in Devon and Cornwall

Meet the woman with a 'radical' solution to water pollution
Lizzie Carr, founder of Planet Patrol, sitting on a paddle board
Water pollution

Meet the woman with a 'radical' solution to water pollution

Government 'risks harm to health and environment' by not banning disposable vapes
Pollution

Government 'risks harm to health and environment' by not banning disposable vapes

Should we be worried about arsenic in the air?
fire wood burning air pollution
Air pollution

Should we be worried about arsenic in the air?

Scotland aims to cut car use by creating '20-minute neighbourhoods' in net zero push
Victoria Street, Edinburgh with cars parked along each side
Pollution

Scotland aims to cut car use by creating '20-minute neighbourhoods' in net zero push

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes
Laura Young (left); Collection of Lost Mary square vapes (right)
Pollution

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes

The Environment Act targets have been published. So what do they really mean?
River Derwent
Environment Act

The Environment Act targets have been published. So what do they really mean?

Cop15 is over. What progress was made?
Cop15
Cop15

Cop15 is over. What progress was made?

Here's how to check air pollution levels in your area
traffic in london
Air pollution

Here's how to check air pollution levels in your area

Tory MP suggests home drainage systems are to blame for sewage being dumped in the sea
sewage
Sea pollution

Tory MP suggests home drainage systems are to blame for sewage being dumped in the sea

Here's why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers - and what you can do about it
The River Derwent. Tory MPs voted down amendments to stop water companies dumping sewage in rivers and seas. Photo: © Malcolm Coils (cc-by-sa/2.0)
Sewage pollution

Here's why sewage is being dumped into seas and rivers - and what you can do about it

Calls for polluters to face prison as water companies fail to tackle sewage problem
A river in some woodlands
River pollution

Calls for polluters to face prison as water companies fail to tackle sewage problem

Clean air group creates tool to help people demand stricter government targets on pollution
A busy road with traffic
Air pollution

Clean air group creates tool to help people demand stricter government targets on pollution

Government climate targets give polluters 'free pass' to keep emitting carbon
Smoke billowing from chimneys.
Net zero

Government climate targets give polluters 'free pass' to keep emitting carbon

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases
River pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases

Why ignoring ‘low-impact’ pollution could be a disaster for the environment
Pollution

Why ignoring ‘low-impact’ pollution could be a disaster for the environment

Government accused of 'hiding' amendments to Environment Bill ahead of sewage vote
Environment

Government accused of 'hiding' amendments to Environment Bill ahead of sewage vote