Cycling creates jobs and saves lives

A new UN study has concluded that if major European cities followed the Copenhagen cycling model, more than 76,600 people would be employed in green and healthy transport each year and 10,000 lives would be saved. The study was conducted

Cycling creates jobs and saves lives

A new UN study has concluded that if major European cities followed the Copenhagen cycling model, more than 76,600 people would be employed in green and healthy transport each year and 10,000 lives would be saved. The study was conducted

Environmentally friendly camels

Cows and sheep exhale considerable amounts of methane when digesting. Until now, the assumption has been that camels produce the same amount of the climate-damaging gas. However, researchers at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich in Switzerland have now

Environmentally friendly camels

Cows and sheep exhale considerable amounts of methane when digesting. Until now, the assumption has been that camels produce the same amount of the climate-damaging gas. However, researchers at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich in Switzerland have now

World cannot afford ‘business as usual’

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found that although global greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to rise at an accelerated pace, action now to halt climate change will be far less costly than postponing action

World cannot afford ‘business as usual’

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found that although global greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to rise at an accelerated pace, action now to halt climate change will be far less costly than postponing action

Around the world in 90 days with the power of the sun

Solar Impulse 1 has a successor: The second version of the solar-powered airplane will fly around the world in 2015, making it the first airplane to do so without using fuel. Solar Impulse 2 has a wingspan that is eight

Around the world in 90 days with the power of the sun

Solar Impulse 1 has a successor: The second version of the solar-powered airplane will fly around the world in 2015, making it the first airplane to do so without using fuel. Solar Impulse 2 has a wingspan that is eight

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The American battle over GMO foods

The majority of food in the United States contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. While many believe that consumers have the right to know what it is they are eating, Republican lawmakers are fighting efforts to label GMO foods. This

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The American battle over GMO foods

The majority of food in the United States contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. While many believe that consumers have the right to know what it is they are eating, Republican lawmakers are fighting efforts to label GMO foods. This

Bad news for European bumblebees

A recent study reveals that 24 per cent of Europe’s bumblebee species are threatened with extinction. This could have serious implications on food production in Europe. According to the EU-funded study, 46 per cent of bumblebee species in Europe have

Bad news for European bumblebees

A recent study reveals that 24 per cent of Europe’s bumblebee species are threatened with extinction. This could have serious implications on food production in Europe. According to the EU-funded study, 46 per cent of bumblebee species in Europe have

UN climate report: The polluter has to pay

Pricing carbon dioxide emissions is critical to reducing or eliminating greenhouse gases, argues one of the authors of the third part of the IPCC’s fifth assessment report. Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release

UN climate report: The polluter has to pay

Pricing carbon dioxide emissions is critical to reducing or eliminating greenhouse gases, argues one of the authors of the third part of the IPCC’s fifth assessment report. Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release