Intense flooding, and excessive dry spells, have arisen in the past 30 years, making farming harder than ever
Controversy expands over whether corn ethanol is worse for the climate than gasoline
Microbes that thrive in lakes happily consume the pandemic fungus that has caused declines in more than half the planet’s amphibian species
The growing scarcity of freshwater due to rising water demands and a changing climate is increasingly seen as a major risk for the global economy. Consumer awareness, private sector initiatives, governmental regulation and targeted investments are urgently needed to move towards sustainable water use...
The impacts of extreme weather are being felt by us all and scientific research points to a likely worsening of weather patterns in the next decades. Therefore, it is imperative to think carefully about how we build the infrastructure of the future to increase the resilience of our societies...
Climate change, alongside numerous other pressures, is having unprecedented effects on water resources both globally and locally. Retailers need to implement a range of adaptation measures to ensure the sustainability of supply chains...
Flights from London to New York City will run on jet fuel made from municipal solid waste by 2017
Biologists are directing the evolution of corals to prepare them to fight climate change
Elevated greenhouse gas levels, not just rising temperatures, are extending annual plants' life cycles
EPA decision to sharply reduce the amount of cellulosic biofuel in the U.S. fuel supply strangely pleases oil companies and environmental groups
The mountain pine beetle overall devastates ecosystems, affecting about 3.4 million acres of forest in Colorado since the outbreak started in 1996
Policymakers have persuaded farmers in China to buy insurance against losses in agriculture, which is at risk mainly due to climate change