Millions of dollars have gone into California’s forest carbon offset program – with little new carbon storage to show for it, a new study suggests.
Tangible solutions would reduce livestock methane emissions, while also improving productivity and livelihoods.
Despite claims that lowering speed limits will harm the economy, evidence suggests journey times are hardly affected. And beyond reducing the road toll, there are health and climate benefits, too.
Constructing and running buildings accounts for roughly a third of global energy use and emissions. So it’s alarming that a report to COP27 shows the sector is veering off course for net zero by 2050.
A new study emphasises the huge potential and environmental benefits of hemp production and provides a road map to develop the nascent industry across the UK.
Sponsorship from fossil-fuel companies is worth millions to Australian sport. But growing opposition from the public and athletes themselves may force sports to rethink these deals.
The energy-intensive process of producing cement and concrete contributes significantly to global warming while depleting resources. Much more sustainable alternatives are being developed.
The oceans bordering West African countries are in grave danger from pollution; checking further degradation is crucial for human survival.
Vast amounts of digital data is stored on computer servers and never used.
The key to reducing green hydrogen costs in the future lies mainly in technological improvements.
The culpability for Pakistan’s catastrophic floods rests with the government and wealthy polluter countries.
Engineered wood is a sustainable alternative to cement and steel in construction.
Cruise liners are back and demand is reportedly strong. But given their environmental impact and relatively low economic benefit, how sustainable is this kind of tourism?
If global health care was a country, it would be the world’s fifth largest emitter. There are simple ways health care can reduce its emissions, starting with scans and gases.
Labor won’t concede to the Greens’ core demands on the bill, but a climate “trigger” on new developments could ensure the bill has real force.
Peat is partially decomposed plant matter that has accumulated over thousands of years.
The concept of the carbon footprint can do more than just make us feel guilty about the climate cost of our everyday lives.
Policymakers, industry regulators and investors must team up to mandate that corporations provide CEOs with financial compensation for reducing carbon footprints.
Governments may be forced to put back deadlines to shift away from petrol and diesel.
Research shows large-scale reliance on carbon capture risks postponing climate action too far into the future.