Topic : Environment

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    Video: Turning carbon emissions into plastic

    It used to be that opting for carbon-neutral products would cost consumers and manufacturers more. Mark… more

  • Eureka Sound on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic is seen in a NASA Operation IceBridge survey picture Forum Article

    Can the Arctic be developed responsibly?

    Economic interests are set to play an increasingly important role in shaping development in the Arctic… more


    The surprising factor making us put on weight

    As if pollution wasn't already bad enough, a new study points to further evidence connecting exposure to… more

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    Should we rely less on exam results?

    Although many countries use high-stakes testing to rank students for college admission, the consequences of… more

  • A man walks past a display of televisions at a home electronics shop in Jakarta. Forum Article

    How to make televisions more energy efficient

    If LCD TVs start getting much more colorful — and energy-efficient — in the next few years, it will… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to use nature to solve water shortages

    Each year, cities around the world spend $90 billion to build infrastructure that’s… more

  • A Southern White Rhino named Bella eats with her one-day-old baby at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola Forum Article

    Are humans driving the “sixth extinction”?

    “I see myself as a translator who translates science into a language that someone like me, a literature… more

  • Adelie penguins walk along ice at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica Forum Article

    How the ozone hole affects weather patterns

    Many people think of sunburn and skin cancer when they hear about the ozone hole. But more ultraviolet… more

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    Why sustainability is more than just a fad

    Since the 1970s, we’ve been operating beyond the resources our planet can sustainably provide… more

  • A rooftop garden on a building across the street from the International Covention Centre where the COP17 continues in Durban Forum Article

    How rooftop gardens can help combat flooding

    In recent years, there seems to have been a rise in the extreme weather all over the world from terrible… more

  • The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan Forum Article

    How big should cuts in carbon emissions be?

    Discussions in Beijing between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping – the… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    How marine parks benefit the economy

    Top scientists, senior government managers, industry representatives, conservationists and even some… more

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    What next for China after the climate deal?

    The joint US-China announcement on tackling climate change has been described as “historic”, a “turning… more

  • RTR1ZUP4 Global Agenda Councils Article

    A new way to harness the power of the sun

    Transforming into a society that is driven by sustainable energy rather than fossil… more

  • Splinters of ice peel off from one of the sides of the Perito Moreno glacier during the southern hemisphere’s winter months, near the city of El Calafate Forum Article

    Why we all need to help save the environment

    When I look at the rate of resource depletion, at soil erosion and declining fish stocks, at climate… more

  • Thirst4Water Mina Guli Young Global Leaders Article

    How China is tackling its water crisis

    Imagine identifying an issue so big you think you’ll never make a dent in it. Then think about how you’d… more

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    Would raising fuel taxes reduce road deaths?

    Road safety is a seriously important public policy issue. Around 1.3 million people die in road crashes around the… more

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    5 more things we need to tackle climate change

    Some great news at last, as China and the US announce a secretly negotiated deal to reduce their… more