Eating protein-rich algae, insects and lab-cultured meats is more than a dietary fad: it could bring benefits for our health and the environment.
Do Plastic Bag Bans Make A Difference? Like so many life-cycle assessments, it’s never that simple. The environmental impact of plastic-bag bans is a good news–bad news story. By Pierre-Olivier Roy First, the Good News. Cities that have banned consumer plastic bags...
Rapidly shifting "climatic baselines" could hamper the public's ability to recognize human-caused climate change—and tamp down the sense of urgency about addressing it.
New research makes the case that it's not enough to consider the planetary impact of a growing population, alone.
New catalysts made from abundant and inexpensive materials could lead to a commercially viable way to convert carbon dioxide into plastics and other useful products.
When people look to nature for solutions to wildfires made bigger, hotter, and more dangerous by climate change, they tend to focus on vegetation—not animals. Yet evidence suggests that big plant-eaters may help prevent fire.