Plastic made of starch and cellulose is strong and water-resistant but breaks down in the ocean over time
The world's coastal cities are hotspots of climate risk – but also centers of opportunity for climate adaptation.
Healthy, plant-heavy diets are often lauded for being sustainable. But a new study shows they might not be quite as green as they seem.
Now the bad news: taxing fossil fuel profits probably won’t pay for the green energy transition
Questioning the conventional wisdom about why people reject climate change opens up the possibility of more effective climate communication, a new paper suggests.
Putting turbines on all suitable terrain in Europe could generate enough power to satiate the whole world up until 2050.
As consumers, we should worry less about the Styrofoam and plastic wrap encasing the ground beef—and take a pass on the shrink-wrapped broccoli.
In parts of northern India, leopards thrive—not because they're protected, but because people regard them as fellow persons, allowing a culture of coexistence to flourish.
A warming climate is likely to place much greater stress on the US electrical grid than has been recognized in the past. The real issue is the extreme needs for electricity on the hottest days.
Using biofuels can reduce the emission of tiny aerosol particles from airplanes by up to 70 percent, based on direct measurements from cruising aircraft.