From raging wildfires in Portugal to plane traffic being halted in Arizona, record heatwaves that have arrived unusually early this year are causing devastation and disruption, and there are more to come, warns the UN weather agency.
As the country's southwestern region comes to grips with the devastating aftermath of recent floods, hope for a more sustainable future rises from the northern regions where a new solar and wind energy farm will soon be built.
Much progress has been made at working out how much climate change will cost humanity. Less is known of the value of biodiversity. This is essential to safeguarding the environment and mankind, argues the head of WWF.
Omair Ahmad –
Communication workshops throw up some surprising and important ways that Indians seem to engage with issues of climate justice, coal, pollution and renewable energy, writes Omair Ahmad from thethirdpole.net.
Simon Hobday –
The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
The scale of the global challenges facing mankind will start to grow exponentially after a certain point, writes Volans' John Elkington. To come up with the solutions for them, we will need to understand how our cities consume and develop.
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...