By taking small steps to cut down on single-use plastics in their communities, these towns and counties across the UK are part of a grassroots force for change.
Wasted food is a huge emitter of greenhouse gases: Toronto’s green energy scheme is trying to close the loop.
Recycling is still seen by many as integral to a circular economy - but preventing waste from being created in the first place is essential if we are to build a new economic model.
Only seven of the 45 energy technologies and sectors are on target to meet commitments enshrined in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Simple household recycling isn't enough – only systematically decoupling the economy from resource use can save the planet.
Most low-income countries collect between 10 and 20 percent of their GDP in tax revenue, in comparison to high-income countries' average of nearly 40 percent.
With much of President Trump's administration's focus on reducing crime rates in American communities, here are five facts about crime in the U.S.
What might the world look like in 2030 if we have made the transition to a fully circular economy?
From the involvement of big players to the game-changing potential of battery technology, the circular economy is still overhauling its thinking.
New research considers whether the effects of the Great Recession could have been mitigated if monetary policy had been different before the financial turmoil.
By 2016 Asia accounted for 30% of world income, 40% of world manufacturing, and more than a third of world trade, while its income per capita converged towards the world average. So what'...
Ethiopia's economy is the fastest growing in Africa due to the social enterprises that have been started as a way of helping individuals in agriculture, education and health.
Following the advice of classical economists has lead to a boom in China's economy. But how can other countries copy its success?
Creative thinking and entrepreneurship can power the transition to a circular economy in which waste products are given a new life. That's why the World Economic Forum has launched a glob...
There are more washing machines in Europe than cars – making them last longer would benefit both consumers and the environment.