Amazon, Facebook and Google have lofty goals for their effects on global society. But people around the world are still waiting for the positive results. Here's what the tech giants could do.
The Internet of Things is contributing to climate change. Innovation in computer design could help mitigate the problem.
High quality Li-ion batteries could help Africa optimise renewable energy.
To reduce the impact of its activity on the environment, a company must take into account not only the effects generated by its production, but also the end of life of its products.
Law scholars from California unpack the legal questions raised by the Trump administration's plan to roll back mileage standards and revoke California's ability to set more stringent rules.
If Australia is to meet its climate targets, radical measures could be required to reduce emissions in sectors such as aviation.
New research has suggested a fresh way to account for greenhouse gases with different lifetimes in the atmosphere.
Canada wants to move towards a green economy and meet its Paris Agreement targets, but it has also just taken ownership of a pipeline. How can the federal government deal with this paradox?
Shipping is becoming greener, but this brings new safety challenges.
No amount of post-consumer recycling can recoup the waste generated before consumers purchase their devices.
Canada has made strides, but we're still far from being a climate leader. Budgeting our emissions would help bring us to the front of the pack.
The maritime pollution that drifts to dry land, causes an estimated 400,000 premature deaths and 14 million cases of childhood asthma each year.
A recent study suggests that divesting in fossil fuels not only allows investors to address their climate change concerns, it also reduces financial risks and increases financial returns.
Shale gas exploitation in the US has helped cut is greenhouse gas emissions by 11%. A study explores what would happen if this were expanded globally, and the findings challenge conventional wisdom.
The Olympic Games are an ideal venue to showcase new ideas to world. In a world where reducing carbon emissions is a priority, could the Olympics be doing more?
Africa’s immediate challenge is to develop closer partnerships with those opposing US President Donald Trump.
Canada's growing population and online shopping habits make meeting our emissions targets a challenge. With some targeted intervention, we can transform our economy, and society, for the better.
Despite the hype around electric vehicles, sales in most nations, including Canada, remain stagnant. Policy support in California and Norway have helped boost sales.
Climate governance is based on the key concept of control. But this idea is illusory and we must be able to overcome to cope with future disturbances.
Fossil fuel divestment apparently works. Research suggests announcements of divestments have a significant impact on the fossil fuel industry's share prices.