Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere forecast to shatter milestone
Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 will shatter the symbolic barrier of 400 parts per million (ppm) this year and will not fall below it our in our lifetimes, according to a new Met Office study.
2015 smashes record for hottest year, final figures confirm
2015 smashed the record for the hottest year since reporting began in 1850, according to the first full-year figures from the world's three principal temperature estimates.
National Grid: Downton Abbey set to cause 400MW Christmas surge
National Grid has predicted the last ever episode of Downton Abbey will cause a power demand pick-up of 400MW when it is aired on Christmas Day this year.
Air pollution from fireworks night 'very high'
The government is urging people to reduce their physical activities, particularly outdoors, after pollution levels across much of England and Wales peaked because of a combination of fireworks night and unusually still weather.
Record-setting Sunday: Wind supplies a quarter of UK power
A blustery Sunday saw 24% of the UK's electricity supplied by wind.
Wettest year on record has little impact on Met Office solar array
The Met Office's 250 kilowatt (kW) solar array has out-performed initial estimations despite poor weather over the past 12 months.