14 Nov 2019

State Of The Earth 2019: Red Alert

The State of the Earth is not an annual message that we look forward to.

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14 Nov 2019

12 Simple Ways You Can Reduce Bushfire Risk To Older Homes

Seventy-five years of Australian research into how houses respond to bushfire has identified 21 main

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11 Nov 2019

Environmental Stress Is Already Causing Death – This Chaos Map Shows Where

Over 12 days at the start of October 2019 eight people were killed, more than

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05 Nov 2019

Climate Change, Pandemics, Biodiversity Loss: No Country Is Sufficiently Prepared

There’s little that the left and the right agree on these days. But surely one

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25 Oct 2019

As The Climate Changes, Architects And Engineers Need To Design Buildings Differently

In the past seven years, four major disasters have caused serious disruptions in the Northeast

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12 Oct 2019

Countries with the Biggest Decrease in Carbon Emissions

In the global effort to reduce our carbon emissions, which countries are on the lead?

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08 Oct 2019

The Biggest Threat To Our Oceans Is That We’ve Taken Them For Granted

‘Most of the people on the planet … think the ocean is a problem for

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07 Oct 2019

The Future Of Urban Consumption In A 1.5°C World

In order to maintain a climate-safe future,  the world needs to stay within the established

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01 Oct 2019

We Can’t Save The Planet Unless We Fix Our Destructive Throwaway Economy

Extending the lifetime of all washing machines, notebooks, vacuum cleaners and smartphones in the EU

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01 Oct 2019

Five Things Every Government Needs To Do Right Now To Tackle The Climate Emergency

If targets were enough to beat the climate crisis, we would have cause for celebration.

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29 Sep 2019

Not convinced on the need for urgent climate action? Here’s what happens to our planet between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming

Many numbers are bandied around in climate emergency discussions. Of them, 1.5°C is perhaps the

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28 Sep 2019

UN Climate Action Summit Missed A Key Ingredient: Climate Action

A summer of civil unrest. A global climate strike bringing millions of people to the

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27 Sep 2019

Growing Pain: The Delusion Of Boundless Economic Growth

Gambling on a future of continued economic growth is a bad bet with long odds

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26 Sep 2019

8 Most Sustainable Countries Around The World

From plastic-filled oceans and climate change to poor healthcare systems and unequal pay, sustainability is

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25 Sep 2019

Climate Emergency: Why Global Mobilization Is So Important

This climate crisis is almost irreversible, and it is global. And global and irreversible should

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24 Sep 2019

How The Youth-Led Climate Strikes Became A Global Mass Movement

It began as a call to action from a group of youth activists scattered across

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20 Sep 2019

Combatting Climate Change Doesn’t Mean Abandoning Growth – But It Does Require Tough Choices

With the right combination of policies, we can increase living standards and mitigate global warming

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18 Sep 2019

Three Things Jokowi Could Do Better To Stop Forest Fires And Haze In Indonesia

Early in Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s first term, Indonesia experienced some of the worst

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17 Sep 2019

40 Years Ago, Scientists Predicted Climate Change. And Hey, They Were Right

Forty years ago, a group of climate scientists sat down at Woods Hole in Massachusetts

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16 Sep 2019

The Plastic Challenge: Are We Solving the Plastic Problem or Creating Demons for the Future?

When plastic became the “wonder” product for solving so many modern issues in the 1970s,

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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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