Study: we could still fix the planet’s climate

Study: we could still fix the planet’s climate

Keeping a rise in global temperatures under 1.5 °C still remains possible with ambitious and immediate emission reductions.

Desalination harms marine environments by flooding them with brine

Desalination harms marine environments by flooding them with brine

In all, 51.8 billion cubic meters of brine is produced annually, which would be enough to cover Florida.

Toxic air can cause miscarriages

Toxic air can cause miscarriages

Exposure to higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) increases the risk of miscarriages by 16%.

A company builds interior designs from recycled marble

A company builds interior designs from recycled marble

A lot of high-quality marble goes to waste. But not in the hands of an innovative British industrial designer.

Most of Earth’s land habitats are ‘critically endangered’

Most of Earth’s land habitats are ‘critically endangered’

Only a mere 5% of Earth's land surface has been left unaltered by human hands.

Translating climate concerns into policies must be done better

Translating climate concerns into policies must be done better

Green causes have gone mainstream, yet we are not doing nearly enough to live well through this century.

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In Depth

Should rewilding be introduced into our cities?

Imagine a world where wolves are part of the urban fauna and revived mammoths walk freely in nearby forests.

All G20 nations are ‘badly behind’ in cutting their emissions

Just as in the 1990s, fossil fuels still make up 82% of the energy mix in G20 nations.

Setting out to explore – and save – Earth’s last frontier

Much of the planet is covered in oceans but only in recent times have we began exploring the deep sea.

Taiwan’s referendum and China’s ambitions spotlight parallel nuclear debates

Both countries rely predominantly on fossil fuels in power generation. That needs to change.