Governments, scientists and conservation groups are working to protect 30% of Earth’s land and water for nature by 2030. Two scientists explain why scale matters for reaching that goal.
Hydrogen cars were heralded as an avenue towards universal green motoring, but progress has stalled in recent years.
Yes it got many things built, but the legacy is fairly disastrous.
Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.
Conflict is prevalent in the region characterised by harsh climate, vast wilderness and low levels of development.
Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
Congress has approved billions of dollars to fix water and sewer systems across the US. But getting that money to needy communities depends on how states define a key word.
Under normal circumstances the Crimean Bridge would be shut for a long time – but circumstances are far from normal.
Reducing air pollution from cars and light trucks would pay big health dividends for low-income and minority communities. A new survey shows how to get more drivers of color into electric vehicles.
Ontario’s first Growth Plan won awards that recognized the province as a leader in the field. But since then, successive changes to the policy have sabotaged the original plan’s progress.
South Africa’s water situation is complex. It needs better monitoring and implementation of plans.
Climate change will increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in Pakistan. To address these challenges, enhancing infrastructure, building dams and educating the public are necessary.
A heat wave that pushed California’s power grid to the limit, and the water system failure in Jackson, Mississippi, are just two examples.
Countries in southern Africa should start focusing on greater regional interconnectedness and collaboration.
Flood risks are rising as the climate warms. The risks are complex, as a levee or new roadway in one place can worsen flooding somewhere else.
Hiding in plain sight, they’re subtle reminders that we’re being watched, tracked, studied.
They look like conventional school buses, but electric versions are cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. States, utilities and federal agencies are helping school districts make the switch.
China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
As recent deluges in St. Louis and Kentucky show, flash flooding can happen in urban and rural areas, with deadly results in either setting.