• 21 Aug 2017

    The sunshine is falling dark across America today, obscured by the moon, which will blot out the light for up to two-and-a-half minutes. Millions of people are watching the total eclipse sweep across the United States, with huge crowds descending on the towns thought to offer the best view.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    The US decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change agreement has pitted America against the rest of the world. Tangier Island in Virginia is home to a community that’s been labelled America’s first climate change refugees. The inhabitants have a few decades left before they’ll have to abandon their homes. Their low lying…

  • 10 Aug 2017

    One man who is in no doubt about the science and has been shouting about climate change for decades is the former Vice President of America, Al Gore. I caught up with Mr Gore ahead of the film’s premier at London’s Somerset House and began by asking him how he persuades climate skeptics like the…

  • 24 Jul 2017

    New Channel 4 Weather graphics launch today

    After a few months in development, I’m excited to announce that some new weather graphics are launching on this evening’s Channel 4 Weather forecast.

  • 18 Jul 2017

    The Trump travel ban is still stalled before the courts. Afghanistan was not on the list of Muslim-majority countries affected by the ban, but a group of young roboticists from that country has become a cause celebre. They had a very diffcult journey to the US. We went along to meet them when they began…

  • 6 Jul 2017

    President Emmanuel Macron’s government said poorer families would receive subsidies to help them switch to electric vehicles. The move follows Volvo’s announcement yesterday that all its new models will be electric or hybrid after 2019.

  • 28 Jun 2017

    Theresa May has said that cladding from 120 high-rise buildings across England has failed fire safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. But is the Government’s investigation overlooking another potentially crucial issue – insulation? The Kingspan Group’s statement to Channel 4 News is published in full below. Kingspan shares the…

  • 3 Jun 2017

    Trials of a new treatment for ovarian cancer have shown “promising” results for women with advanced cases of the disease. In what’s being called the biggest breakthrough in a decade, researchers say the treatment dramatically shrunk tumours in 7 of the 15 women involved in the early stage trial.

  • 31 May 2017

    Baroness Bryony Worthington, a former UK Government adviser on climate change, and Bjorn Lomborg, author of ‘The Skeptical Environmentalist’, debate President Trump’s expected decision to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement.

  • 31 May 2017

    President Trump looks set to pull the US out of the landmark Paris climate accord within the next few days. The deal, signed two years ago, was a cornerstone of international engagement on climate change.

  • 16 May 2017

    It is one of the world’s remotest places – and one of the world’s biggest dustbins. The tiny Henderson Island in the South Pacific has become inundated with millions of pieces of discarded plastic. Marine scientists say it’s evidence of the “grotesque” extent of pollution.

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Scientists who’ve been testing samples of the synthetic drug spice, following an epidemic of use in Manchester, say those taking it are playing “Russian roulette”.

  • 20 Apr 2017

    Scientists working on Alzheimer’s say two drugs already in use for other conditions could stop brain cells dying off.

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?

  • 10 Apr 2017

    More than two thirds of the coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is experiencing “shocking” amounts of bleaching. Tom Clarke talks to Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate change chief.