How Much Energy Goes Into Making a Bottle of Water?
First Analysis of the Water Requirements of a Hydrogen Economy
Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Nina event, study shows
The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.
New planetary dashboard shows 'Great Acceleration' in human activity since 1950
Human activity, predominantly the global economic system, is now the prime driver of change in the Earth System (the sum of our planet's interacting physical, chemical, biological and human processes), according ...
Report claims consumers are uninformed regarding magnitude of livestock contribution to carbon emissions
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Reducing population is no environmental 'quick fix', modelling research shows
New multi-scenario modelling of world human population has concluded that even stringent fertility restrictions or a catastrophic mass mortality would not bring about large enough change this century to solve ...
Study shows increase of CO2 in the atmosphere is lower than predicted because of plants
Researchers find oil platforms among the most productive fish habitats in the world
Researchers find one type of algae able to adapt to warming oceans
Coral organisms use minuscule appendages to control their environment, stirring up water eddies to bring nutrients
Conventional wisdom has long held that corals—whose calcium-carbonate skeletons form the foundation of coral reefs—are passive organisms that rely entirely on ocean currents to deliver dissolved substances, ...
Satellite data shows livestock emitted more methane than oil and gas industry in 2004
Discovery provides insights on how plants respond to elevated CO2 levels
Biologists at UC San Diego have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.