10 Sep 2019

Designing For Future Ready Cities

Engineering has always been about building for what lies ahead, creating lasting legacies in the

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05 Sep 2019

Damage Estimates For Hurricanes Like Dorian Don’t Capture The Full Cost Of Climate Change-Fueled Disasters

Scientists say climate change is causing powerful hurricanes like Dorian to increasingly stall over coastal

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27 Aug 2019

‘It Eats Everything’ – The New Breed Of Wildfire That’s Impossible To Predict

Climate change and negligent forest management are causing higher-intensity, faster-moving fires that can generate enough energy to evolve

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25 Aug 2019

Amazon Fires Explained: What Are They, Why Are They So Damaging, And How Can We Stop Them?

Imagine a rainforest at dawn – the tall canopy laden with dripping ferns and orchids,

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24 Aug 2019

The World’s Forests Will Collapse If We Don’t Learn To Say ‘No’

An alarming study has shown that the world’s forests are not only disappearing rapidly but

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23 Aug 2019

Which Climate Innovations Will Really Limit Global Warming?

To help filter the most effective innovations to invest in, a global initiative has developed

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23 Aug 2019

Mobile Forests Could Help Cities Cope With Climate Change

Cities are becoming harder places to live in as climate change brings higher temperatures, water

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22 Aug 2019

Increasing Wildfires Threaten To Turn Much Of Northern Hemisphere’s Forests From Vital Carbon Stores Into Climate Heaters

In 2014, we travelled to the northern boreal forests of Canada to set experimental fires

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11 Aug 2019

Are Shared E-Scooters Good For The Planet? Only If They Replace Car Trips

Shared dockless electric scooters, or e-scooters, transport riders over short distances in cities. Ride share

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25 Jul 2019

Climate Change: We Can Reclaim Cities From The Car Without Inconveniencing People

Since the 1920s, the car has revolutionised the way people travel; eliminating the constraints of

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23 Jul 2019

New Wave Of Smart Cities Has Arrived – And They’re Nothing Like Science Fiction

An abandoned mine shaft beneath the town of Mansfield, England is an unlikely place to

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16 Jul 2019

Climate Crisis: Migration Cannot Be The Only Option For People Living On ‘Drowning’ Islands

The evidence of the climate crisis is now undeniable. But state responses to climate change

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10 Jul 2019

Eight Ways To Halt A Global Food Crisis

There are serious challenges to global food supply everywhere we look. Intensive use of fertilisers

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09 Jul 2019

What Is The Biggest Threat To Your Country?

We all have things to worry about. But on an international scale, what are our

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04 Jul 2019

7 Small Steps You Can Do To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Climate change requires drastic steps and complex solutions to be fully controlled. However, you don’t

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18 Jun 2019

Understanding The Human Side Of Climate Change Relocation

Climate change is expected to have a striking impact on vulnerable communities, especially in coastal

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16 May 2019

Addressing Climate Change: What Cities Can Do

With development accumulating at a rapid pace, cities continue to grow in number. Right now,

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08 May 2019

A Not So Cool Thing About Air Conditioners

The past five years (2014-2018) are the hottest years on record. Every year, the world

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06 May 2019

Forget The Anthropocene: We’ve Entered The Synthetic Age

One fact about our time is becoming increasingly well-known. No matter how far you travel,

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02 May 2019

Global Inequality Is 25% Higher Than It Would Have Been In A Climate-Stable World

Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that

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18 Apr 2019

What Kind Of Summer Will We Experience In 2019?

Since time immemorial, it’s always been the desire of man to predict the future and

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12 Apr 2019

Did European Colonisation Precipitate The Little Ice Age?

Many of us think that rapid environmental change is a quintessentially modern crisis. Today, temperatures

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08 Apr 2019

Three Ways Cities Can Help Feed The World, Without Costing The Earth

Climate change is underway, and human activities such as urbanisation, industrialisation and food production are

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05 Apr 2019

What Cape Town’s Drought Can Teach Other Cities About Climate Adaptation

Extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai that has recently devastated Beira, Mozambique, and Hurricane

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18 Mar 2019

4 Ways We Can Avoid A Catastrophic Drought

As the world’s climate patterns continue to shift unpredictably, places where drinking water was once

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11 Mar 2019

What Poop Can Teach Us About An Ancient City’s Downfall

Never underestimate the power of poop. After more than 1,000 years, it can still have

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24 Jan 2019

Davos 2019 Key Moments For Day Three

As expected, this year’s World Economic Forum continues to illuminate environmental, economic and societal issues

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05 Nov 2018

Earth’s Wilderness Is Vanishing, & Just A Handful Of Nations Can Save It

Just 20 countries are home to 94% of the world’s remaining wilderness, excluding the high

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29 Oct 2018

World Hunger Has Risen For Three Straight Years, And Climate Change Is A Cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual

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23 Oct 2018

Cultural Heritage Has A Lot To Teach Us About Climate Change

Museums, archaeological sites and historical buildings are rarely included in conversations about climate change, which

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09 Oct 2018

The UN’s 1.5°C Special Climate Report At A Glance

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report on October 08 on the

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09 Oct 2018

Why What’s Happening In Antarctica Won’t Stay In Antarctica

The loss of polar ice may seem like an abstract concern, but it’s one that

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19 Sep 2018

Why Cities Rule The World

Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival

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14 Sep 2018

Why The Actions Of Cities — Not Nations — Will Be The Key To Our Survival On Earth

While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle

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12 Sep 2018

More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

There’s more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be,

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05 Sep 2018

What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities

A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern

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04 Sep 2018

Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums

As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the

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22 Aug 2018

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame?

Dramatic weather events happened these past few weeks in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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25 Jul 2018

Tips For Staying Cool In Hot Weather

In recent years, we have seen and experience more and more erratic and extreme weather.

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25 Jun 2018

Warming Oceans May Spark International ‘Fish Wars’

Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system

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30 Apr 2018

How Climate Change And Disease Helped The Fall Of Rome

At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,

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26 Apr 2018

The Diet That Helps Fight Climate Change

You don’t have to go vegan to fight climate change. Research shows that small changes

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24 Apr 2018

What People Get Wrong About Climate Change

When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a

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16 Mar 2018

The Best Countries To Escape The Worst Effects Of Climate Change

Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the

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28 Feb 2018

Why Scientists Have Modelled Climate Change Right Up To The Year 2300

The seas will continue to rise for 300 years. That’s the conclusion of a new

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22 Sep 2017

How cities are making hurricanes more destructive

Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at

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12 Sep 2017

Pope Francis On Climate Change Denial : ‘Man Is Stupid’

Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly

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22 Jun 2017

The Heat Is On : Climate Change In 2100 Is Very Scary

Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions

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08 Jun 2017

As Trump Dumps Paris Accord, U.S Cities Must Now Take Its Own Lead

Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of

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