Part economist, part scientist, Professor Guojun He is an expert in air pollution and his work has been used to develop the air quality life index. Here, he discusses his research into Ch...
The United Nations Human Rights Council has warned of a 'climate change apartheid' as the poor bear the brunt of the negative effects of climate change in years to come.
While support for coal mining has fallen, other subsidies for coal-fired power have risen substantially, researchers said.
While most of us have seen the visible face of plastic pollution, and its effect on the planet, a recent report uncovers a new dimension – the unseen particles we’re consuming every day.
Modern-day satellite data and declassified film taken by US spies during the Cold War show that, from 1975 to 2000, ice loss averaged 4 billion tonnes per year, compared to 8 billion tonn...
According to research, new heat records could be set in two-thirds of the world’s least developed countries each year by 2100.
The collision of two trends - globalization and the experience economy - has sparked a new approach to travel with cultural curiosity at its heart.
Chile, Sweden, Ireland, Costa Rica and the UK: countries around the globe have announced ambitious plans to cut their emissions - all of which will require significant action to become a ...
The second Bicycle Architecture Biennale showcases some of the innovative ways cities are encouraging bike use in urban areas.
A polar bear has managed to wander a great distance from its home in the Arctic into a Russian industrial city, starving and exhausted.
As a record drought hits India, its sixth biggest city Chennai has nearly run dry, villagers are abandoning their homes in search of water and farmers’ livelihoods are at risk.
Loggerhead sea turtles have been listed as endangered for more than 40 years. But they are currently experiencing a potentially record-breaking nesting season along the coast of Georgia.
Ahead of World Refugee Day, the time has come to recognize climate change related migration
By 2024 China will far outstrip any other country for solar panels - this is why.
Robotic filters are helping scientists pinpoint the scale of microplastic pollution in our oceans. And the results make for uncomfortable reading.