Scientists need to know how much we can rely on the land to offset our emissions.
Discord and doubt are the last things the world needs at this critical moment.
A transcript of episode 7 of The Conversation Weekly pocast, including an extra from Don't Call Me Resilient on the treatment of migrant workers in Canada.
Growing weed indoors is not an environmentally friendly process. Climate controls create a lot of greenhouse gas emissions, and where the pot is produced has a huge influence on emission levels.
Bitcoin is attracting attention from big buyers like Tesla. But don't be fooled – it's still a disaster for the climate.
No-one says reducing emissions from the agriculture sector will be easy. But it must be done, or farmers will suffer the most.
The presence of water on the Earth's surface is the result of a subtle balance between different mechanisms in the atmosphere and below the surface.
Machines using giant fans and filters can literally suck carbon dioxide out of the air. Sounds great – but the technology faces many challenges.
In the ocean, phytoplankton helped by diazotrophs play an outstanding role in withdrawing CO₂ from the atmosphere. But climate change is disturbing this delicate balance.
A person who exercises, attends sporting events as a spectator and takes their kids to the oval or swimming pool will create 935 kg of CO₂ per year if using their car.
Our new study shows that cutting emissions now will bring benefits sooner than expected.
The Climate Change Committee has laid out a road map for net zero emissions that the UK government could follow.
Black Friday sales reveal fast fashion extremes. But how does it affect the planet?
Warmer temperatures cannot increase the amount of carbon deciduous trees absorb in each growing season, a new study suggests.
Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn't stay there.
Despite this year's coronavirus lockdowns, more CO2 has accumulated in the atmosphere than during the same period in 2017 or 2018.
Researchers are turning microbes into microscopic construction crews by altering their DNA to make them produce building materials. The work could lead to more sustainable buildings.
Insect populations are falling as what they eat becomes more like iceberg lettuce and less like kale.
Carbon capture and storage has failed to put a dent in global emissions, and the world is running out of time.
All modes of high-speed travel come with a cost to the environment.