After years of talking about it, the transition to a low-carbon energy system is finally happening. Here are some reasons for optimism - and a guide to those areas where we still have muc...
What if we used CO2, instead of continuing to try and contain it on a massive scale? Industry would need fewer raw materials from fossil sources such as petroleum, growing the circular ec...
It's time to banish the myth that saving the planet will hurt economic growth. In fact, the latter depends on the former - and if we do not head off the crisis facing our planet, we will ...
With the technology we have today, it is entirely feasible to decarbonise the global economy, writes Adair Turner. But do we have the will to do it?
From extreme weather to biodiversity loss, this year's Global Risks Report paints a clear picture of environmental concern.
Cities from Beijing to Bangkok could find themselves submerged if climate change continues as predicted. The looming crisis is spurring them to feats of ingenuity.
Geopolitical tensions, cyber crime and the environment: these are among the biggest global risks facing us in 2019. What should businesses do to prepare?
Geopolitical tensions, a lack of climate consensus and cyber security are among the world's most pressing challenges, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019.
Stifled by its political systems and leadership challenges, the West will struggle to address its climate change targets by 2030. It is time to ask: how would the developing world do it?
From the Orkney Islands of Scotland to the bustling city streets of Tokyo, hydrogen innovators are discovering ways to fuel the future of transport.
Pets on a high-meat diet can have a significant environmental impact, so this company has come up with an alternative - insects.
Rising temperatures could have a significant impact on China's electricity demand, according to a new study.
When digitalization began to gather pace two decades ago, the political narrative in Europe too often cast it as a threat to jobs - and now Europe lags behind. We must not make the same m...
A new report argues that the digital technology sector is probably the world’s most powerful influencer for accelerating effective climate action. Here's how it might work.
The global population is set to swell to 10 billion by 2050 - and that means producing a lot more protein. Collaboration on a grand scale, harnessed to new technology, could be the answer.