People living in sustainable dwellings may use less energy and water which leads to lower bills. But older people may suffer cognitive decline and struggle to use sustainable technology devices.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
Joining a protest doesn’t just help attract others to supporting important causes - it comes with personal and psychological benefits too.
Faith leaders hold significant financial and political power - it’s their duty to use it to shape the future of our planet.
From buses in Bogotá to cycling through Cambridge, we can learn valuable lessons from how countries across the world deliver sustainable transport.
After Fidel Castro took power, government plans to build new housing, schools and factories were hindered by sanctions and supply chain issues, forcing architects to come up with creative solutions.
Embodied carbon - carbon produced during a building’s construction - urgently needs reducing, and reusing buildings could help.
Big corporations are under pressure to take real action on emissions or risk the wrath of protesters, investors and even shareholders.
Continuous growth of energy production and consumption, even from low carbon energy sources, could create more problems than solutions.
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.
‘Hyperscale’ warehouses filled with computer servers use water for electricity and cooling.
The environmental benefits of less commuting and fewer in-person events could be lost.
Ecolabelled seafood fetches higher prices in supermarkets, giving retailers and producers the incentive to up their sustainability game.
Good governance should be seen as the first and main tool for achieving climate change mitigation as policymakers pursue sustainable solutions for the environmental crisis.
More and more students want their universities to lead the way on sustainability issues. But are institutions doing enough to produce industry leaders who can meet that challenge?
A collaborative approach with Scottish fishers has led to an app that shares data about the location of endangered species so that other fishing vessels can avoid them.
A new study provides a detailed way to calculate the climate impact of food production, which could lead to more sustainable farming policies and methods.
The type of deep-tech ventures behind mRNA vaccines are key to economic prosperity and sustainable development.
Maine and Oregon have enacted laws that require makers of consumer product packaging to pay for recycling or disposing of it. Will other states follow?
In the absence of national leadership, local communities are forging new responses to the climate crisis in places where they live, work and play. These three examples show how.