Since the 1950s, billions of tons of plastic have been produced and much of it ends up in the environment – even at the bottom of lakes in Finland.
The jokes, memes and skits came thick and fast – but behind the humor were serious points.
In a momentous case, young EU citizens will seek to draw among a range of principles from human rights, such as that of effectiveness, to arm-twist governments into impactful climate action.
Opposition forces in France are using the president’s unpopularity to push for a new constitution. It’s a dangerous game.
A trip abroad marks the return of the British monarchy’s international angle after Charles mother stopped travelling.
Doctors, teachers and dentists are to be forced to report undocumented migrants to the authorities but they are refusing to comply.
Science works better when barriers to collaboration are removed, say experts.
According to a survey of almost 800 climate researchers, 73% are sceptical of the idea of green growth. Instead, approaches such as agrowth and degrowth are gaining ground.
Efforts have been made to change the patterns of inequality in South Africa. But not enough has been done. Race-based inequality is still a real problem.
Vaccination against bird flu offers farmers hope, rather than being caught between the anguish of finding a sick bird and the desolation of having to slaughter their entire flock.
Any smart climate strategy will need to simultaneously move away from fossil fuels and protect biodiversity, including through carbon sink preservation and a shift toward sustainable agriculture.
Joe Biden’s ‘buy American’ effort with EVs likely violated World Trade Organization rules that the US helped create. The US has an opportunity now to update the system – if it’s willing to take it.
Sweeping new research shows many Europeans could accept to live under a non-democratic regime.
The legal context behind a political controversy.
Brothers of Italy want streets named after fascist figures and the far-right’s ‘contribution’ to democracy recognised on national days of memory.
The reality is that cooperation has deepened, but one side seems reluctant to acknowledge that with a formal deal.
One year away from the 2024 Olympic Games, the grim reality of climate change is impossible to deny. How do we make the mega-event sustainable and avoid the pitfalls of greenwashing?
No one plans a European holiday thinking of fleeing from fire or sheltering from intense heat. But the climate crisis is forcing a reckoning – tourism as we knew it will have to change.
With tourists flocking in droves to ‘experience’ heat waves, perhaps it’s time for everyone to take a good hard look at their individual contribution to global warming.
After the country’s municipal elections in May 2023, perceived as a plebiscite on the government, President Pedro Sánchez called for general elections.