Xiaolang Yang and Kevin Kennedy –
To achieve both its economic ambitions and climate commitments, China must radically seek a green growth model that converts today’s environmental pressures into new economic benefits, write experts at the World Resources Institute.
Nancy Fresco –
Over 600 wildfires raged across 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska this summer. While forest fires are common in the North, recent ones are occurring more frequently and intensely, driven by unprecedented levels of warm weather.
Frances Seymour and David Gibbs –
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on land use and climate change reveals seven important things to take note of on the relationship between forests and climate change.
Earth Overshoot Day—the date when human consumption becomes more than the resources the Earth can regenerate—has raised awareness of the growing impact of human activities on the planet. However, the methodology used to calculate it is flawed, argues Dr Robert B. Richardson.
Zafirah Zein –
Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
Countries will be confronted with an increasingly complex challenge over the next 15 years. Major risks such as poorly managed urbanisation, climate change, and unequal rather than inclusive growth in ...