The ocean isn’t the sole source of life-sustaining fog and dew for the Namib Desert’s plants and animals, report researchers.
Exploring how Africa can respond to increasing water demmands.
The Edge building in Amsterdam is the world’s greenest office space, and probably the smartest, too.
A 2015 global pact for fighting climate change will benefit in some ways at least if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out his threat to pull out, backers say.
A 2016 Pew Research Center survey looked at how scientific knowledge influenced people’s views on climate change and energy issues.
Big cities are noisy, and that's wreaking havoc on our hearing, according to a new report.
Wastewater from households, industries and agriculture should not be seen as a problem but a valuable resource.
A battle for the icy continent is being waged under the guise of scientific research. It seems no one has the power to stop it.
Humankind must begin to rebuild the world's forests, says Justin Adams.
2016 was the year for extreme climate events.
Some of the world's most influential billionaires plan to launch a powerful digital platform to harness the avalanche of data sent from satellites each day.
It won the Nobel Peace Prize and gave 500 million people the right to live, work or study anywhere.
Floating islands could be used to help low-lying, small islands of the Pacific that are disproportionately at risk of losing land as sea level climbs.
The Alps could lose up to 70 percent of their snow cover by 2100, but only if people let global warming exceed 2 degrees Celsius.
“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made a prescient point: while seawater is plentiful, people can survive only with fresh water. Th...