South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
At best, planting trees won't be enough on its own to slow climate change. At worst, it's a dangerous distraction.
Universities play a significant role in the high and rising air travel footprint – and they need to do more about it.
As unlikely as it may sound, a new approach for fighting the destruction of wildfires in Canada’s boreal region may lie in wetlands packed with soaking layers of peat and topped with living moss.
The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
Yes, Australia's greenhouse emissions are a small part of the global total. But we're a rich, emissions-intensive country that could and should be setting a much better example to the world.
A scientist explains how global warming is affecting the entire world – from the mountains, to the sea.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
UK emissions are around 23% lower on a holiday compared to a working day.
China is rapidly greening its economy, but that doesn't mean authoritarian governments are best placed to handle climate change.
Greenhouse gas emissions from plastic production in the vinyl era is not a patch on the equivalent from running giant servers today.
The planet's wealthiest people are directly responsible for most of the world's carbon emissions.
Most fossil fuels are consumed not by individuals, but by and through large faceless technological systems.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
Reducing emissions doesn't have to conflict with a growing economy, as these 18 developed nations show.
Carbon emission declines are far from inevitable, and require concerted policy action to support low-carbon energy and, critically, less energy demand.
The climate issue cannot be considered less urgent than the social or economic crisis.
Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
Acidic seawater conditions are interfering with the ability of shellfish to produce strong, resilient shells, and it's happening all over the world.
Other industries plan for the future, but the tourism industry is acting as if responses to climate change will leave it untouched.