Hopes that the world might be seeing an early peak in global carbon emissions were dashed today with the release of the latest Global Carbon Project report, which shows fossil fuel emissions hitting a new all-time record of 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.
The two seemingly contradictory problems of global hunger and obesity are on the rise, according to a new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
New research shows humanity still has just enough time to prevent the global temperature from reaching catastrophic levels.
Mark Lynas reports that although many papers have been published claiming that genetically engineered (GMO) foods are harmful and that humans aren't changing the climate, not a single one of them stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny.
Canceling the Paris deal is a classic post-truth policy. Based on the outright denial of overwhelming scientific reality — and telegraphed in suspense-building gameshow style this week via Twitter and conflicting media teasers — it is Trump at his most callous, ignorant and attention-seeking.
As a direct product of the African diaspora, I have had what I believed to be thorough exposure to African culture, cuisine and history.
Everyone agrees that energy efficiency is an essential part of tackling greenhouse gas emissions. But what about agricultural efficiency?
The Internet is abuzz with praise for last week’s wrap up of COP21 climate change forum, and rightly so. I have no doubt that the organizers have the best intentions for addressing the systemic issues...
Helping farmers access technologies to help both adapt to climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture will not likely be a major part of the media reports coming out of Paris...