John McKenna is a Senior Writer at Formative Content.
Academics are looking at how abandoned mines and tunnels could be turned into farms to help feed the growing global population.
China's high-speed rail network is the largest in the world, and it's about to expand under the sea.
Australia’s tallest timber building is making a case for eco-friendly construction.
Indigenous groups in Latin America are proposing a protected area that stretches from the Andes to the Atlantic.
Tropical forest loss accounts for about 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions. To put that another way, if deforestation were a country, it would be the third largest CO2 emitter in the w...
From airfares to turkeys, Thanksgiving celebrations in the US come at a price. These charts show how consumer spending on the festivities is changing.
Every year six million tonnes of coffee grounds end up in landfill. But coffee waste is a useful resource that could be upcycled for all sorts of purposes - from biofuel to fertilizer.
In the fifth largest economy on the planet, 14 million people are living in poverty. United Nations rapporteur Philip Alston has delivered his verdict on wealth inequality in the UK.
California is experiencing its worst wildfire year on record. While wildfires have always been part of the state’s natural ecology, they are growing in severity and frequency.
Patients around the world have been sharing data on thousands of chronic diseases, leading to health advances that improve research and treatment of their conditions.
Trade wars and tariff tensions are nothing new to the US and China, both of whom have running disputes with around 300 other countries, according to these two charts.
Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. Much of this finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.
Conflict cost the global economy $14.8 trillion in 2017, or just under $2,000 per person. These are the 10 worst-affected economies.