Europe's Greens ready to be kingmakers in EU elections
2019-05-20 15:35:56

Europe's Greens ready to be kingmakers in EU elections

Europe’s Greens are on course for their strongest showing to date in next week’s European elections – and could find themselves kingmakers in a newly fragmented EU parliament


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New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders
2019-04-23 17:40:16

New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders

A wave of satellites set to orbit the Earth will be able to pinpoint producers of greenhouse gases, right down to an individual leak at an oil rig

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find
2019-04-18 10:10:05

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find

Scientists warn that social and economic price of plastic waste to global society has been underestimated

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway
2019-04-17 16:00:40

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway

Residents of Durham, North Carolina encountered what some are calling “pollmageddon,” during which an onslaught of greenish-yellow pollen blanketed the area. It covered cars and patios, and even visibly floated through the air

Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy
2019-04-16 10:10:38

Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy

In a major move to spread the use of green energy, Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has announced that it will begin investing in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure projects like wind farms

New research reveals climate change secrets hidden in the Yukon permafrost
2019-04-15 10:10:52

New research reveals climate change secrets hidden in the Yukon permafrost

A study from U of T Mississauga uses new research techniques to reveal alarming information about climate change in Canada's north. A study published in Nature Communications confirms that recent climate warming

Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to provide internet around the world
2019-04-11 16:00:35

Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to provide internet around the world

Amazon plans to launch a constellation of 3,236 satellites into low Earth orbit in order to provide internet to “unserved and underserved communities around the world.” The so-called Project Kuiper initiative first