Big corporations are under pressure to take real action on emissions or risk the wrath of protesters, investors and even shareholders.
Continuous growth of energy production and consumption, even from low carbon energy sources, could create more problems than solutions.
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.
‘Hyperscale’ warehouses filled with computer servers use water for electricity and cooling.
The environmental benefits of less commuting and fewer in-person events could be lost.
Ecolabelled seafood fetches higher prices in supermarkets, giving retailers and producers the incentive to up their sustainability game.
Good governance should be seen as the first and main tool for achieving climate change mitigation as policymakers pursue sustainable solutions for the environmental crisis.
More and more students want their universities to lead the way on sustainability issues. But are institutions doing enough to produce industry leaders who can meet that challenge?
A collaborative approach with Scottish fishers has led to an app that shares data about the location of endangered species so that other fishing vessels can avoid them.
A new study provides a detailed way to calculate the climate impact of food production, which could lead to more sustainable farming policies and methods.
The type of deep-tech ventures behind mRNA vaccines are key to economic prosperity and sustainable development.
Maine and Oregon have enacted laws that require makers of consumer product packaging to pay for recycling or disposing of it. Will other states follow?
In the absence of national leadership, local communities are forging new responses to the climate crisis in places where they live, work and play. These three examples show how.
Biogas is often overlooked as a source of renewable energy, but it could be a solution to dealing with the 9.5 million tonnes of food waste created by the UK every year.
A study has looked at which mega events took the largest toll on the environment and local people.
The Caribbean has long been the gold standard for western tourism: but our image of the islands as paradises ripe for our enjoyment is harming their environment and people.
Companies should focus on fair pay and workers’ rights, our survey suggests.
Death is a part of life: but environmentally harmful burial practices, overcrowded cemeteries and unaffordable funerals are denying many the right to a good death.
Making environmentally friendly choices is complex: here’s a guide to help you at home or out shopping.
Sure, they’re billionaires, but the exploits of Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos have undeniably brought space tourism a step closer. That raises tricky legal, ethical and environmental questions.