Japan shows how we can drastically cut CO2 emissions

Japan shows how we can drastically cut CO2 emissions

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident, which was triggered by a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011, Japan has been

Mountain experts warn that 1.5°C rise is too much for HKH

Mountain experts warn that 1.5°C rise is too much for HKH

Global warming is amplified with elevation, making climate threats and impacts greater for the Hindu Kush Himalaya region.

For the EU, it’s too late for low-hanging fruit

For the EU, it’s too late for low-hanging fruit

The grouping is falling behind in its efforts to decarbonize and so mitigate the effects of climate change.

A solution to dumping plastic bottles? A simple rubber band

A solution to dumping plastic bottles? A simple rubber band

One Israeli company says it has an answer to how to coax people into dumping fewer plastic bottles on site.

Scientists: climate change alters nature’s soundtrack

Scientists: climate change alters nature’s soundtrack

A changing climate is altering the way our planet sounds, researchers say.

South Africa’s ‘devil worm’ may offer heat-adaptation clues

South Africa’s ‘devil worm’ may offer heat-adaptation clues

“The devil worm can’t run away; it’s underground,” says researcher John Bracht. “It has no choice but to adapt."

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Japan shows how we can drastically cut CO2 emissions

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident, which was triggered by a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011, Japan has been widely held up as a cautionary tale for the dangers of nuclear energy. Yet after having stayed idle for years over safety concerns, the No. 2 unit of the Onagawa plant, which is operated by […]

For the EU, it’s too late for low-hanging fruit

The grouping is falling behind in its efforts to decarbonize and so mitigate the effects of climate change.

Thailand’s wild elephants are on the rebound. Not everyone is happy

Wild elephants often go beyond the boundaries of protected areas in order to feast on villagers’ crops.

Is Germany’s energy strategy at risk?

Germany's economic growth has slowed significantly. Part of the reason is the country's flawed energy strategy.