China's groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year according to research from the University of East Anglia.
Affluent Singapore had the largest carbon footprint per head in the Asia-Pacific in 2010, conservation group WWF said Monday.
A new report published in the online journal PLoS ONE, analyzing water consumption in 405 river basins around the world, found that water scarcity impacts at least 2.7 billion people for at least one month each year.
With greater water scarcity in some regions and increasing global demand for high quality water, international trade agreements need to help save water globally. This was the main conclusion of a special report, published ...
Land unsuitable for tree planting could still be used to reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere thanks to new research.
Many times more water is needed for the production of meat and other animal products, such as eggs and dairy produce, than for the production of plant products. The University of Twente (The Netherlands) has for the first ...
Carbon pollution and over-use of Earth's natural resources have become so critical that, on current trends, we will need a second planet to meet our needs by 2030, the WWF said on Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A student is helping fund third-world African communities by designing an innovative eco-friendly water bottle.
Swiss researchers on Thursday unveiled a water-cooling system to cut the heat generated by a supercomputer, thereby significantly reducing its carbon footprint.