19 September, 2018 – Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels, and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.
17 September, 2018 – There may indeed be abundant fish in the sea – but only if nations confront overfishing and limit global warming.
13 September, 2018 – Higher temperatures mean hungrier insects. And that will mean more crop losses. The question is: who loses most?
6 September, 2018 – Airborne potable water straight from the atmosphere could provide a lifeline for arid regions, with the use of commonly available chemicals.
5 September, 2018 – Higher carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere don’t just mean a warmer world: they could also mean both shrunken harvests and a less nourishing diet.
3 September, 2018 – Waterlogged hillsides are dangerous. For those who live on them, or further downhill, they can be deadly. The global risk from landslides is rising.
13 August, 2018 – To cool the world and also boost plant growth, geo-engineered crops might do the trick. But if they work by dimming the sunlight, the plants will suffer.
10 August, 2018 – Climate change presents a dilemma. Inaction means ultimate catastrophe. But before then an ill-considered climate strategy could harm the poorest even more.
2 August, 2918 – Food could stay safe and hygienic, wrapped in a safe plastic made entirely from farm waste. The wrapper could then rot away without harming wildlife.
1 August, 2018 – If you can’t smell food, you’re in trouble, and it’s worse if you can’t scent danger. More acidic seas could affect fishes’ ability to smell.
2 July, 2018 – A warmer world means stormier weather ahead, and ever-greater dangers for those who work in the world’s commercial fishing fleets.