Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief
2019-11-07 12:00:40

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief

Tsunamis are rare, but when they strike, they are the deadliest and most costly of natural hazards. With half of the world’s population expected to live in coastal areas more prone to tsunamis by 2030


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Pollution could be harming every part of your body. Here’s how
2019-05-30 15:15:03

Pollution could be harming every part of your body. Here’s how

It’s not just the environment that pollution is harming, it’s also our bodies

California restaurants can now add a 1% surcharge to help fight climate change
2019-05-23 14:20:54

California restaurants can now add a 1% surcharge to help fight climate change

The money will go to a public fund that helps farmers who use practices that reduce carbon in the atmosphere

Amsterdam announces plan to ban all polluting cars by 2030
2019-05-23 14:00:14

Amsterdam announces plan to ban all polluting cars by 2030

Amsterdam announced its plan to replace all gasoline and diesel-powered cars and motorcycles with electric vehicles by 2030

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers
2019-05-22 10:10:53

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers

The UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an end to the nation’s role in driving climate change

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

Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy
2019-05-20 09:05:26

Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy

Autonomous vehicles offer tremendous potential for improving traffic safety, saving lives and enhancing quality of life. There are also huge challenges and many unanswered questions