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To meet the SDGs' environmental targets and build back better after COVID-19, we must invest in climate solutions and making cities and infrastructure more sustainable.
At present, many climate models neglect or simplify the role of clouds, which can act like a parasol, cooling the Earth, but also like an insulating blanket, heating it.
Since 1970, populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have shrunk by 68%, mainly due to farming and the wildlife trade, says WWF.
There are approximately 4.2 million premature deaths per year from health issues related to air pollution (WHO). This is a higher death toll than other diseases, including COVID-19 to dat...
Powerful pictures and the latest scientific evidence are key to bringing our Pioneers for the Planet films to life. They should be freely available for campaigners and content creators ev...
A recent study has found that about 60% of the ice shelf area is vulnerable to a process call hydrofracturing, where meltwater seeps into the shelves’ crevasses and triggers collapse.
Momentum has been building globally and in the US, with numerous tree planting initiatives and partnerships to reforest burned areas, such as the Camp Fire. This week sees the launch of t...
Firefighters and military troops have poured into California to fight two dozen major wildfires burning across the state, as officials warn of dry lightning storms approaching.
Peatlands count for just a few percent of the world's land, but store almost one quarter of soil carbon. If global temperatures continue to rise, they'll soon start emitting more carbon t...
COVID-19 and climate change share a similarity in that by acting early we can avoid the most catastrophic effects, write two academics. Here's what policymakers can do.
Archana Soreng says its time to stop 'hijacking' traditional, indigenous methods and for communities to work together to tackle climate change.
As the summer months heat up, the signs of climate change are becoming more evident around the world.
Scientific priorities for Africa were long determined by people far removed from the continent's challenges. It's time to unleash the power of Africa's own scientists.
COVID-19 has had a significant impact around the world, but climate change could be even worse, argues Bill Gates. There are lessons we could learn.
Researchers have modelled two approaches to sharing out CDR needs – one based on culpability for climate change and the other based on capability for addressing it.