Rising temperatures were a key driver of peatland formation after the last glacial maximum, according to new research.
New Zealand is halting all new offshore oil and gas exploration to become a global leader in the fight against climate change, the centre-left government said Thursday, but opponents accused it of "economic vandalism".
Are you over social media? Are you disillusioned with a seemingly relentless pace of change? Does the future really, really worry you? You're not alone.
Imagine waking up tomorrow in a world that doesn't depend on oil.
The newest electric car start-up vows it will learn from Tesla's mistakes by echoing Apple's iPhone moves and designing—but not building—its vehicles, with its sights set more on the economy market.
Around one in four elderly Japanese women will live below the poverty level in the near future—with the figure rising to 50% for never-married and divorced women. In contrast, only about 10% of Japanese men will become ...
The island nation of Samoa has declared its waters a shark sanctuary, joining a string of other Pacific countries in protecting the marine predators.
The world's largest rivers begin in glaciated mountain regions. However, climate change may cause many glaciers to disappear. Will water become scarce?
Individuals who tend to think further into the future are more likely to invest money and to avoid risks, finds a new paper by psychologists at Emory University. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...