Microwaves usage across the EU alone emits as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars according to a new study by The University of Manchester.
Wildfires, extreme storms and major weather events can seem like a distant threat, but for those whose lives have been directly impacted by these events, the threat hits much closer to home.
Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane.
The scrawny black spruce trees that push up through the peat bogs of Canada's boreal forest are valuable indicators of fire risk, say researchers who studied a burned-over area just outside Fort McMurray, Alberta, where a ...
Alberta's predator compensation program offsets costs of conserving wildlife habitat on private lands in the province.
In an attempt to better understand the urban environment and its components, scientists have discovered that sunlight causes chemical reactions in the dust found on Edmonton roads.
Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations, new research has shown.
The massive algal blooms caused by excess fertilizer from farms and cities running off into water supplies are having severe human health and economic consequences.
An abundant food source in a time of food insecurity, just one snag – how can we break the 'yuck' barrier and get insects onto our plates?
Theresa May's new environment plan sets ambitious goals for plastic waste reduction. But there's lots of room for slippage. One goal is to eradicate all "avoidable" plastic waste, though it's not clear how "avoidable" will ...