Building enough solar panels will be much easier if energy efficiency policy is ramped up at the same time.
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There's a wider trend towards linking the energy and climate portfolios, and not before time – the race is on towards a low-carbon economy, and joined-up policy gets faster results.
School of thought.
Understanding this will boost conservation efforts.
We should celebrate these amazing insects, not splat them.
Planting trees can make cities more desirable and safer places to live in.
Not only do healthy, well-maintained trees provide shade and benefit the ecosystem, they can have a meaningful social impact: people in newly greened neighbourhoods start to look out for each other.
The first flower grown on the International Space Station.
Have some much needed non-Brexit news.
Two rubbish options.
Let's be honest, you want assurances that someone is going to take away all those campaign leaflets on June 24.
There’s too much focus on the footprint of large businesses on the environment, leaving small businesses out.
The impact of small businesses on the environment has largely been ignored, but getting them to implement environmental management systems won't be easy. This is because of their culture of resisting red tape and the way they operate.
We count unemployment and economic indicators in the budget, so why not environmental ones?
You are what you eat.
The world looks to the WHO for all health-related matters – but it is only part of the picture.
Demand is growing for statistical ecologists to research climate change. Rapidly growing mega-cities in Africa, like Lagos, face the highest risks.
Some of the most in-demand ecologists in Africa are specialists in statistics. But this is currently a scarce skill combination in Africa.
We know London’s air is polluted – partly thanks to EU monitoring.
There's a near-consensus among relevant experts in academia, NGOs and parliament.
If you’re prone to snack when stressed, a pile of dirty dishes might put you over the edge.
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A new study highlights how the condition of your kitchen may affect unhealthy snacking.
The amount of environmental degradation in China is a large economic burden.
Damir Sagolj/ Reuters
Transparency and accountability will help the Chinese government to tackle environmental problems that are hindering its chances for economic growth.
Whenever we talk about refraining from things, it is bound up with piety and martyrdom. A different approach could help realign us with the planet.
Come Hell or High Water, Michael Pinsky, 2006.
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Artwork – from knitting birds and amateur science to listening to the trees – might empower us to remake climate science from below.
NIgerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Sustainable development is one of the priorities of Nigeria's new government. This is an opportunity to combat problems detrimental to the country's economy and ecosystems.
The world in their hands. But were hopes for CSR over-inflated?
How to make companies take seriously their responsibilities to the rest of us.
VW issues are a reflection of wider regulatory problems.
Reuters Pictures/Lucy Nicholson
If we even can't secure reliable data on car emissions then environmental regulators throughout the world are in trouble.
Where do you live?
Understanding genetics isn't enough to solve our health problems – we need to look at where people live, too.
London’s sprouting: how plans for 230 new skyscrapers could affect the skyline.
There was a time in the 1970s when the world of building design was taking psychological research findings seriously. It's high time it started paying attention again.