Rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions is indispensable to limit the risks of crossing tipping points in the climate system.
Swedish scientists say they have found a way to recycle plastic perfectly: their new process can turn any waste plastic back into new plastic of identical quality – and recover all of it.
Researchers say the world may be approaching a tipping point, followed by a dangerous slide towards Hothouse Earth, an overheated planet. Human actions threaten to push the planet into a … Continue reading
The research vessel Polastern in the central Arctic Ocean. Image: © Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Ruediger Stein . Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the … Continue reading
Rising sea levels bring the prospect of more violence and expense. Four new studies confirm the menace of the waves. LONDON, 2 March, 2018 – Delay in slowing rising sea … Continue reading
Planet Earth is undergoing a “great extinction,” researchers say – and we need to worry much more about the annihilation of biology. LONDON, 12 July, 2017 – The planet could … Continue reading
Many city dwellers face a hotter future than their suburban and rural peers. LONDON, 1 June, 2017 – Many of the world’s great cities are about to feel the heat. A … Continue reading