Half our total global energy production is used to heat our homes and industries. There is huge scope for doing this more efficiently - but there are also major challenges we must overcom...
New satellite data has revealed that, in 2016, Africa's tropical land emitted more carbon dioxide than the United States. Almost 6 billion tonnes was produced, compared to 5.3 billion fro...
The German government has promised to take action to stop climate change threatening the future of this symbol of national identity.
Climate change, pollution and crop irrigation are putting heavy demands on the Ganges.
Rising temperatures are leaving food producers facing more extreme weather events and climate disruptions.
China has the largest solar industry in the world and now it has reached grid parity. This expansion means solar generation costs the same as electricity from the grid.
From promoting business decarbonization to helping refugees, here are some altruistic paths to start out on for World Humanitarian Day.
Scientists are studying changes in the fat produced by Pliocene Age plankton called coccolithophores to deduce sea-surface temperatures.
The United Nations has issued an update on each of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Here’s what you need to know.
Sustainable aviation fuels are the most realistic route to decarbonising the airline industry, but uptake is currently low
Despite being hardy creatures who inhabit some of the world's most inhospitable landscapes, reindeer are finding it hard to adapt to global warming.
The new seeding device could allow farmers to plant their next crop without burning off stubble from harvested rice.
With new temperature records being set almost monthly, a look at the calculations that may prove the world is heating up.
Melting ice and ocean warming has caused sea levels to rise by around 20cm over the 20th century. But scientists have just discovered sea levels started rising in the 1960s, not the 1990s.
Swede Greta Thunberg is preparing for the trans-Atlantic voyage to join a United Nations summit and raise awareness about the climate crisis.