The globally averaged temperature in 2016 was about 1.1 degree Celsius higher than the pre-industrial period -- causing extreme weather events like sea rise and floods that disrupted livelihoods and displaced millions.
A total of 60 metropolitan areas in China's Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighbouring provinces had been under alert for choking air pollution the past weeks, and China's law enforcers are on the hunt for culprits.
Roger Tyers –
Air travel is cheaper than ever, but the true price of aviation is not well understood among the travelling population. Roger Tyers from the University of Southampton explains why flying is terrible from a climate perspective.
Tyler Clevenger and Daniel Melling –
Donald Trump has promised the American people rising employment, cheap energy, and economic growth. World Resource Institute experts show why clean energy is key to keeping these promises.
Rikke Netterstrom –
It may be difficult to feel optimistic about the year ahead given how disturbing 2016 was, but Rikke Netterstrom, executive director for CSR Asia in Malaysia, outlines a few reasons why 2017 will be better.
How we track our economy influences everything from government spending and taxes to home lending and business investment. University of Technology Sydney's Tani Shaw explains why the SDGs are a good measure of human progress.
If Donald Trump is really intent on stopping the decline of coal caused by renewables and natural gas, he will fail while making China great again, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources CEO Assaad Razzouk.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...