29 May, 2017 – Genetically modified (GMO) crops remain controversial, but scientists still have faith that they will help both to replace fossil fuels and to feed the world.
20 May, 2017 – Big charities and businesses are cutting costs while protecting the planet by sharing energy-saving ideas such as using seawater to heat buildings.
2 May, 2017 – European researchers stress urgency of tackling global warming to meet climate targets, and say the goal of a less than 2°C rise may be unrealistic.
20 April, 2017 – Drastic cuts to the environment ministry of Brazil and the approval of anti-environment laws will jeopardise the country’s fulfilment of the Paris Agreement targets.
14 April, 2017 – Cost overruns and delays are pushing the nuclear industry into a financial black hole that threatens any future expansion.
2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.
21 March, 2017 – Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year would devastate science programmes aimed at combating the impacts of climate change.
18 March, 2017 – Climate change and a $10bn-dollar development scheme in the Maldives pose double danger for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise.
12 March, 2017 – Europe can expect mounting coastal climate damage during this century, scientists say, with similar problems affecting the rest of the world as well.
10 March, 2017 – Destruction of the Guiana Shield’s tropical rainforest in South America is linked to increased gold mining as the precious metal’s price rises.
28 February, 2017 – Scientists seek precision research tools to measure how human impacts and inequalities will feed back into future climate change.