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Flights probe jet stream role in floods

A major international effort is under way to research one of the greatest unknowns in weather forecasting: the influence of the jet stream.

29 September 2016
David Shukman Science editor

The environmental costs of Heathrow expansion

Significant questions about the environmental impacts of Heathrow remain unanswered in the wake of the government's announcement.

25 October 2016
Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Schiaparelli: The imperative to touch another world

Landing on planetary bodies is hard - as we saw with Europe's Schiaparelli probe - but it is the space endeavour that most engages the public.

20 October 2016
Jonathan Amos Science correspondent