The history of the UNFCCC shapes what is and isn't possible today.
Freedom of choice is a pillar of Western culture. But can too much of it be a bad thing?
A new genre of video games lets players explore virtual environments that recreate actual places and real people's lives and memories.
We may no longer say ‘shiver me timbers’, but we still use plenty of pirate words for other things.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world's best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.
The International Space Station is the biggest human made structure in space and the third brightest object in the sky. But the living conditions for the six astronauts on it are quite cramped.
The eastern Arctic and sub-Arctic marine areas of Canada are changing rapidly under climate change.
Big storms with lots of flooding, like hurricanes Dorian and Maria, actually restore the Caribbean's delicate balance between native and nonnative fish species, new research finds.
Destroying the Amazon rainforest will accelerate climate change, harming millions. Can those responsible be prosecuted?
Every cloud has a silver lining – even the debris cloud from an asteroid impact
Many return to dangerous evacuation zones fully understanding the risks. New research explains why.
Entire populations of prawn 'super-females' are now being commercially distributed. The science behind this continues to advance and could have a far-reaching impact on both humans and animals.
K2-18 b is now the exoplanet most likely to be habitable.