With circular economy thinking, the future of construction can be both highly profitable and sustainable.
Plastics are fundamental to industry and everyday life. Yet they are one of the most wasteful examples of our existing linear, take-make-dispose economy.
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Volcanic eruptions cause massive economic damage with the cost of one eruption in 1985 being put at one billion dollars.
Whatever our temperature target, global emissions have to peak soon and decrease afterwards – all the way to zero.
Researchers are using bubbles in 2.7 billion year old lava to learn what the Earth's atmosphere used to be like.
Yale’s annual Environmental Performance Index (EPI) reveals the world's most environmentally friendly countries.
Antarctic ice can reveal the extent of rainfall varability which leads to drought or floods in Australia.
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Powering a country solely on renewable energy is becoming more of a possibility.
Scientists are trying to get a more accurate picture of the planet by looking at cloud cover.
Researchers have developed a new technique to monitor the seasonal changes in Greenland’s ice sheet, using seismic vibrations generated by crashing ocean waves.
This scientific evidence confirms anecdotal accounts of the dramatic impacts of climate change on coastlines and people in the Pacific.
Institutional corruption has undermined attempts to manage air pollution in Mexico City.