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18 03 2021 | 10:24

Study reveals the climate footprint of the food sector. And it’s a lot

Our food habits are largely unsustainable. From its production to its consumption, the food we eat is one of the biggest contributors to the climate crisis, a new study has shown. Researchers in…

16 03 2020 | 20:51

Climate crisis is accelerating, shows growing impacts, UN warns.

Last year was the second warmest in history at a global level. Global warming and its impact on ecosystems and people grew in 2019, according to a study by the United Nations, which warned more…

23 02 2020 | 15:52

Your recycled plastic might be ending up in a landfill.Here's why.

Recycling facilities in the US can't process most of the plastics. You’re trying to do the right thing by throwing away that plastic container into the recycling bin. It even had a label that said…

27 01 2020 | 08:10

Scotland to reach this year 100% renewable energy goal.

The country would leave behind fossil fuels with a clean energy matrix. Scotland, which will host this year’s UN climate summit in November, is considered a global leader on clean energy. The…

23 12 2019 | 08:49

US coalition says "we are still in" at UN summit.

Coalition of actors from the US rejects Trump's stand on climate change. As the US federal government steps down from the Paris Agreement, a group of representatives from local governments, business…

23 12 2019 | 08:01

China's changing diet is increasing air pollution and leading to more premature deaths.

More people are eating meat in China, leading to farmers using more fertilizers. Can a larger meat consumption be linked to more premature deaths and air pollution? That seems to be the case in…

20 12 2019 | 09:54

That lovely Christmas snow? It probably has microplastics in it.

From the waters of Antarctica to the food we eat, microplastics are all over the place, with scientists still trying to understand the consequences they have for the environment and our health.…

09 08 2019 | 11:55

Corruption and lack of law enforcement threaten the lives of environmentalists.

Ιn some parts of the world, protecting the environment has become more dangerous than fighting a war. Among the main factors, corruption and lack of law enforcement rank high, a new study reports.…