Each home testing kit contains around 10 grams of plastic.
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US disasters in 2021 told a tale of two climate extremes. A climate scientist explains why wet areas are getting wetter and dry areas drier.
For the UK to achieve its net zero targets, it needs to take action on its carbon-intensive, poorly regulated supply chains.
Lakes in the northern hemisphere are rapidly losing their ice cover due to rising greenhouse gas emissions. The only way to preserve lake ice is to limit GHG emissions and slow down climate change.
Commercial flights could one day be propelled by sustainable fuels, renewable energy or hydrogen propulsion – but big challenges remain.
By measuring emissions in real time, cities can take stronger action against air pollution and global warming.
Universities must be considered as not only in crisis but also as drivers of crisis in a world of climate change, biodiversity loss, authoritarianism and deep social and economic inequalities.
As the UK warms, the government needs to pay more attention to sustainably and efficiently cooling buildings.
Joining a protest doesn’t just help attract others to supporting important causes - it comes with personal and psychological benefits too.
Severe coastal flooding inundated islands in the Pacific last week, including the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. It’s a taste of things to come.
Adverse weather is likely to reduce the amount of food the world can grow.
Carbon capture technologies have been labelled as a distraction. But as we enter the all-hands-on-deck phase of tackling climate change, they must not be ignored.
Scientists experience diverse, complex, and often contrasting emotions about the fate of the planet.
A review of Australia’s illegal logging laws tests the Morrison government’s commitment to halting global forest loss.
Sea ice is thinning at an alarming rate. Snow is shifting to rain. And humans worldwide are increasingly feeling the impact of what happens in the seemingly distant Arctic.
Southern California is on the front line of climate change, and recent survey data shows that residents are feeling its effects in many ways.
Climate models can’t see tornadoes, but they can recognize the conditions for tornadoes to form. An atmospheric scientist explains what that means for forecasting future risks.
The old ways of keeping giant clam species healthy won’t work with climate change. We need new techniques - and fast.
Menus that are three-quarters vegetarian help meat eaters choose more climate-friendly options, a tactic that restaurants could use to help fight climate change.