Governments and activist groups are bringing environmental issues to international courts. They argue that the impact of climate change and environmental issues affect human rights.
We’ve blown past the safe and just limit for vital Earth systems, from climate change to the biosphere and the use of fertilisers and freshwater. For humans to thrive means living in safe limits
Faced with a Germany-led coalition seeking to ban internal-combustion-engine car sales from 2035, the EU needs to stay firm on its core economic principles.
A heatwave isn’t just about the temperature.
Beavers are an important ecosystem engineer in the boreal forest and researchers are demystifying their secrets.
An expert in atmospheric science sheds light on Earth’s energy imbalance and its consequences for humankind.
A free trade agreement between Australia and the United Kingdom has begun – and it failed to put climate change at the forefront.
High temperatures are also a cause of illness and death for migrants.
Southwest states have bought time with an agreement between California, Arizona and Nevada to cut Colorado River water use by about 14%. Now comes the hard part.
School systems need to wake up from ‘business as usual’ learning. Teachers can draw on terror management theory in their work on the front lines with students navigating the climate crisis.
Landlords don’t think renters will pay more for homes with rooftop solar. But the evidence suggests otherwise.
Scientists have detected a 30% slowdown of the deep ocean currents that form in Antarctica, with profound consequences for Earth’s climate, sea level and marine life.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high rate, breadbaskets of Europe and North America will see a 50% chance of a flash drought each year by the end of this century.
Deforestation rates are lower in tiger reserves.
The enhanced partnership could accelerate Australia’s transition from fossil fuel exporter to clean energy powerhouse. But success is far from assured.
Budget 2023’s investment in public transport will have far-reaching benefits for the climate and for overall wellbeing. But our study shows young people want much more.
Domestic use of natural gas is a minimal contributor to overall greenhouse emissions. There should be no rush to ban it before better, cheaper options are in place.
Honolulu, Baltimore, Charleston, S.C. and several other cities harmed by rising seas and extreme weather are suing the oil industry. At stake is who pays for the staggering costs of climate change.
Generative AI, those astonishingly powerful language- and image-generating tools taking the world by storm, come at a price: a big carbon footprint. But not all AIs are equally dirty.
Female characters in Greek mythology lived under strict patriarchal rules, but they spoke truth to power and resisted injustice.