There is an amazing, almost magical efficiency to electricity when it is applied to real-world tasks – and it can meet the energy demands of the future without sacrificing standards of living and innovation.
More than half of common species of plants and a third of animal species are likely to see their living space halved by 2080 on current trends of carbon emissions, according to a new climate study.
Can we continue to push for more power to fuel our lavish Western lifestyles as the population explodes? Or is the grass greener on the other side? Richard A. Lovett finds out.
Can we predict the future? Climate scientists say we can, and have been warning us about it for decades, says Stephen Pincock.
It’s 2063, and life is good. Technology has given Indian farmer Prabhjit Kumar the tools and seeds she needs to feed her family. But can the dream of sustainably feeding the world’s nine billion other mouths be fulfilled?
The Easter holiday – and the treats that come with it – has given voice to an unlikely cause: the plight of the endangered orangutan, as its habitat falls victim to a booming palm oil industry.
Miniature cameras attached to a penguin’s head have given Japanese scientists a bird’s eye view of the creature’s incredible underwater hunting skills.
Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.
U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to make climate change a priority as he was sworn in to a second term, using some of his most forceful language yet despite uncertain political prospects.
A government report warned that the United States could face more frequent severe weather including heat waves and storms for decades to come as temperatures rise far beyond levels being planned for.