Can forests effectively remove carbon from the atmosphere?
Conflict and poverty further deepen the impacts of climate change, resulting widening income inequality between women and men.
The globe is greening as plants grow faster in response to rising carbon dioxide. But a new analysis shows they aren't using more water to do it - a rare piece of good news for our changing planet.
Too much emphasis on environmental stress overlooks the role of politics and economics.
Due to rising sea levels, low-lying island nations are in immediate danger. If drastic measures are taken, this disastrous trend can be transformed into an opportunity for sustainable development.
Canadians love to paddle on them and camp beside them, but our boreal lakes offer more than just peace and beauty. They could provide clues to how life on Earth began.
Wildfires amid climate change may spark a radical shift in forest habitats and wildlife. They aren't just a destructive force of man and nature. They're a key factor in forest ecosystem renewal.
New research calculates the huge cost of 'negative emissions' technologies that will be required to avoid dangerous climate change.
Cities have always been more than a dense collection of people. They are labs of innovation, hotbeds of crime and inequality, architectural stunners, decaying ruins and everything in between.
To create property systems that are as dynamic as the landscapes we occupy, we might need to start thinking about ourselves as belonging to and answerable to the land, not the other way around.
Once investors put their shoulders to the wheel, everything changes.
Enormous Antarctic icebergs are a rare but natural occurrence.
A new study finds that even in best-case scenarios, the fishing communities most hurt by climate change are on small island nations such as Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and the Maldives.
It's very easy to assume climate change causes droughts, but they are complex extreme events that result from a combination of drivers.
Green groups fighting Trump's anti-environmental agenda should heed precedents from the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations. They can also learn from the Australian experience.
Achieving the goal of sustainable cities depends on rolling back the market after decades of privatisation and deregulation.
Forests and savannas are expected to be strongly affected in the coming decades by changing rainfall patterns. But land use will also have a major impact.
With technology, humans can now control temperature, humidity, water and light, creating new "outdoor" environments, inside.
The G20 will see new guidelines for how companies report the risks of climate change. This will allow investors to compare companies and make more informed decisions.
Historically, indigenous peoples used the natural seasonal cycles of weather, plants and animals as part of their religious calendar. What will be the impact of climate change on their practices?