Seeking a Green Transition: North Sea Communities Struggle to Recover from Oil Price Crash

Read time: 12 minsScotland has declared a “climate emergency”, intensifying debates over the future of the North Sea oil and gas industry. Five years...

New research shows community forest management reduces both deforestation and poverty

Giving local communities in Nepal the opportunity to manage their forests has simultaneously reduced deforestation and poverty in the region, new research has shown....

Do most Americans believe in human-caused climate change?

A survey of more than 7,000 U.S. adults finds that three format changes produce significant changes in estimates of acceptance of human-caused climate change.

Poll: Public Support for Fracking Falls to Record Low

Read time: 5 minsBy Ruth Hayhurst for Drill or Drop Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its...

European Elections: Nine Climate Emergency Candidates That Want to Shake Up The Political System

Read time: 6 minsNine climate activists are standing as independents in the upcoming European elections in the name of climate and ecological emergency. None...

Occurrence of back-to-back heat waves likely to accelerate with climate change

Researchers have provided the first estimation of the potential damage from back-to-back, or compound, heat waves, which the authors found will increase as global...

The Cause Is Us: Scientists Warn Of Sixth Mass Extinction

Read time: 5 minsBy Alex Kirby for Climate News Network About one million of the world’s animal and plant species are now at risk of extinction − the...

Exclusive: First UK Council to Promise Full Divestment Still Has Tens of Millions Invested...

Read time: 5 minsWaltham Forest Council still has tens of millions of pounds invested in fossil fuel companies – including BP and Shell –...

Teaching Kids About Climate Science Leads to More Climate-Concerned Parents on Right and Left,...

Read time: 5 minsEducating kids about climate change can help their parents learn too, a scientific study published today in the journal Nature Climate...

Nature’s dangerous decline ‘unprecedented,’ species extinction rates ‘accelerating’

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Berlin plans a new network of bike superhighways.

Twenty years ago, Berlin’s network of sidewalk paths marked it out as one of Europe’s best places to ride a bike. But as the...

Final notice.

From: The Earth To: The people of Washington, DC, and particularly to the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue This is a letter to inform you...

Species’ traits influenced their response to recent climate change

Using ISI Web of Knowledge we conducted a systematic literature search of all relevant articles—published between 1990 and 2015—that reported an observed change in...

China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

Every year, over 60% of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30% of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports, creating an air pollution problem Beijing...

Discovery in northern lakes may be key to understanding early life on Earth

Many Canadian lakes can provide new insights into ancient oceans, a team of researchers has discovered, and these findings could advance research about greenhouse...