Japan is getting greyer. Almost a third of its population is over 65; there are 2.3 billion people in their 70s. And there are more people than ever blowing out 100 birthday candles.
Cape Town’s water crisis got so bad last year that there were competitions to see who could wash their shirts the least. Restaurants and businesses were encouraging people not to flush af...
Europe’s most densely populated city is growing. But we’re not talking about people here: it’s growing fruit and vegetables.
Father of modern physics. Nobel Prize winner. Moustache-touting deep thinker. Albert Einstein was many things.
Coal generation in Europe fell by a fifth in the first half of this year, with almost every coal-burning country cutting back.
GSOH. VGL. WLTM. The chances are, if you understand these acronyms, you are of a certain age.
If we have any hope of keeping climate change within safe boundaries, global emissions need to fall to zero within the next three decades. That was the message of the Intergovernmental Pa...
Belching bovines are a primary culprit when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions. Farmed livestock are responsible for 14.5% of all emissions related to human activity, and cows make up b...
Stella McCartney doesn’t wash her suits.
“It will be largely cloudy in the north-west today, with a medium risk of extreme flooding because of climate change…”
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the best university in the world for the eighth year running, according to research firm QS.
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Not all that long ago, China recycled for the world. Now it’s trying to tackle its own trash.
There are as many people working in manufacturing in the US now as there were 70 years ago.