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 biggest misconceptions and myths about refugees and the refugee crisis
A new outbreak of ‘Panama Disease’ is causing devastation to banana plantations around the world. Can anything be done to stop it?
As the planet heats up, competing in - or even watching - many outdoor sports is becoming increasingly challenging. Climate change is leading to the cancellation of many competitions, and...
With indigenous knowledge of plants, birds and temperatures we can spot risks of extreme weather early and prevent catastrophic floods and droughts.
These are some of the most important questions being asked about agricultural emissions.
Taking a year off school, the activist Greta Thunberg is set to make the trip to America on a zero-carbon emissions boat. Once there, she will take part in large-scale climate demonstrati...
France wants to work out the kind of threats its military might face in the future. So it's drafted science fiction writers to help.
At the Earth’s far northern reaches, wildfires are happening more often, burning for longer and with greater intensity.
Almost 30 children are killed every day on Indian roads, but this organization is fighting back.
Since the world's population hit five billion in 1987, the number has been increasing. The IMF has shared data showing the most populated countries.
With food production under threat, we need to rethink our global consumption, writes an expert in sustainable food systems.
At a time when trade tensions and geo-economic instability are predicted to wipe billions off the economy, our only hope of facing down global risks is to work together, writes the World ...
With climate change and environmental degradation looming, technologies that can build greater resiliency into planetary and man-made systems are the new prize.
Chinese cities are hoping to climate-proof themselves with features like permeable pavements, artificial wetlands and underground storage facilities