Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe.
Industrial activity is a major emitter of CO₂.
An innovative method of carbon capture and storage could substantially reduce the emission of small industries while using geothermal energy to heat homes and thus replacing fossil-fuel energies.
Use the slider tool in the images below to see before and after NASA satellite images of Australia’s fire and drought effects.
We pulled four before-and-after NASA satellite images and asked bushfire researcher Grant Williamson to reflect on the story they tell.
Airbus A321 XLR, one of Airbus’ centerpieces.
If Airbus has once again become the world's leading aircraft manufacturer, it is mainly thanks to a favorable economic context and Boeing's 737 Max crisis.
Konik ponies graze in Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. The UK National Trust used TESSA to calculate that each hectare of the fen was worth US$200 more per year as wetland than as farmland.
The Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) allows NGOs to quantify the economic advantages of maintaining ecosystems, helping preserve biodiversity by putting a value on it.
Concrete stairs are often broken down…
Would you rather lounge in front of your TV than sweat in the gym? Your distant ancestors may well be (a little) responsible for your lack of motivation.
Brake dust is composed of iron particles, which studies have shown are harmful to human health.
These harmful pollutants are responsible for 20% of roadside pollution.
Qasem Soleimani pictured in 2018.
EPA/EPA-EFE/Iranian Supreme Leader's Office
The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries.
Iranian worshippers attend a mourning prayer for slain Iranian Revolutionary Guards Major General Qassem Soleimani in Iran’s capital, Tehran, on Jan. 3, 2020.
ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images
President Trump's Iran policy took a dramatic turn when the US killed Iran's top military commander in a drone strike. To avoid war, one foreign policy scholar says Trump has to reverse his stance.
Can you really afford a 3D TV set ?
Recent experimental results suggest that distortions in the perception of wealth are linked to fast, inattentive thinking.
Rue des Tournelles, Paris, November 5, 2019. Four Voi scooters wait hopefully for potential clients, with a Lime and Dott sprawling nearby. Behind them, a Velib’ rider has made his choice.
Leighton Kille/The Conversation France
In major cities around the world, dockless scooters and bikes are everywhere, yet the companies themselves are often breathtakingly short-lived. Basic economic concepts give us clues why.
Activists and local volunteers meet and console Assamese villagers who might have lost their Indian citizenship.
Anuradha Sen Mookerjee
As new citizenship law will further discriminate against people on religious basis in India's north-eastern Assam, local activists are uniting across the region to help distressed residents.
Not sure if you’re paying the right price for your tree? The Hotelling equation modified by Faustmann can help.
A Protestant tradition with pagan roots, the Christmas tree is now a global phenomenon. It also reveals much about market economics, so let's climb on the sleigh and take a ride around this holiday item…
A Buddhist monk releases birds, symbolizing the spirits of the victims of the 2004 tsunami. This Chinese tradition of analogy was taken up by the demonstrators in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong protesters deeply identify with nature, a reference to the current environmental crisis but also a fluid conception of collective action that is inscribed in ancient Chinese tradition.
Is it possible to plan for the unforeseen? Some basic principles allow careful preparation to be reconciled with quickly shifting circumstances.
In some countries, as much as half of the generated electricity is lost in transmission.
Due to inefficiencies in global energy systems, energy falls short of even making it to the consumer, often lost in the form of waste heat.
From Brexit and Labour's future to Britain's new political battlegrounds, here's the expert lowdown on what Boris Johnson's predicted landslide win means.
A study by the Apicil Chair in Health and Work Performance at EM Lyon business school highlights the link between chronic pain and engagement in work.
A new study shows that stress, fatigue, and even feelings of injustice are felt more strongly by those who have been suffering from chronic pain for three or more months.
Valeria, Shahadat and Leonardo – an EU family living in London.
London’s superdiversity offers a safe and welcoming space for European citizens – but Brexit poses a real challenge to it.
Close-up on the circuitry of the Vesuvius quantum computer, announced in 2012 by the Canadian firm D-Wave Systems.
On October 23 Google announced that it built a quantum computer thousands of times faster than classic computers. This could have immense impacts on finance, cryptography and other fields.