John McKenna is a Senior Writer at Formative Content.
Coal mines and inner-city tunnels could be transformed into farms to help feed the planet’s growing population.
China’s bullet train network is fast expanding, and it will soon extend under the sea.
A new 10-storey office block is pushing the boundaries of commercial timber construction and making a case for eco-friendly construction.
Indigenous people in Latin America want to create the world’s largest protected area to help fight climate change and protect biodiversity.
Destruction of tropical forests across the globe releases more carbon dioxide back into the atmosphere than the entire European Union.
From New York’s Macy’s Day Parade, to huge dinners with all the trimmings and early Black Friday sales, the modern version of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US is an exercise in consumer...
Every day more than 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed across the globe. Most of the coffee grounds used to make those cups are thrown away, with six million tonnes sent to landfill ev...
For the past 12 days Philip Alston, the United Nation’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has been investigating the poverty of a nation in 2018.
California is currently in the grips of its deadliest wildfire while two others rage, in what has been its worst wildfire year on record. The Camp wildfire in the north of the US state h...
We’ve all heard about donating blood, but how about donating data?
Not long after US tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods kicked in, the Chinese government has responded by imposing its own 5% tariff on 545 US products, also worth a total of $34...
Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can m...
War and violence doesn’t just cost lives. It has an economic impact too.