Heavy rain can overwhelm parts of New York’s sewer system, with raw sewage being flushed into the city’s waterways instead. Could rooftop farms form part of the solution?
A start-up called Entocycle feeds food waste to flies, creating an alternative protein source for fish, livestock - and even humans.
An early-warning system called FEWS NET has made progress anticipating famines and coordinating aid in the 30 years since its launch, researchers report. Its aim is to prevent famine and ...
The German government has promised to take action to stop climate change threatening the future of this symbol of national identity.
Climate change, pollution and crop irrigation are putting heavy demands on the Ganges.
China has the largest solar industry in the world and now it has reached grid parity. This expansion means solar generation costs the same as electricity from the grid.
Children in a recent study preferred pictures of urban environments to those of nature.
Scientists are studying changes in the fat produced by Pliocene Age plankton called coccolithophores to deduce sea-surface temperatures.
Egypt's planned new capital will host Africa's first vertical forest, helping to tackle pollution and urban sprawl.
With new temperature records being set almost monthly, a look at the calculations that may prove the world is heating up.
Melting ice and ocean warming has caused sea levels to rise by around 20cm over the 20th century. But scientists have just discovered sea levels started rising in the 1960s, not the 1990s.
Swede Greta Thunberg is preparing for the trans-Atlantic voyage to join a United Nations summit and raise awareness about the climate crisis.
The moratorium on forest clearance in Indonesia was first introduced in 2011 and has been renewed regularly as part of its efforts to combat climate change.
For the first time since the advent of industrial animal agriculture, alternative proteins present a viable path forward to sustainably meet global demand for proteins.
Encouraging biodiversity is futile if we are protecting natural habitats just to offset those we destroy. The goal is to ensure biodiversity is left no worse off overall than before devel...