Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests.
Gene editing, which has raised ethical concerns due to its capacity to alter human DNA, is being considered in the United States as a tool for improving livestock, experts say.
Rising temperatures could accelerate climate change by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide stored in ponds and increasing the methane they release, new research shows.
President Trump has made it clear he intends to dismantle the Obama administration's policies for reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. But California Governor Jerry Brown has declared that his state – which would be ...
The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted draft reforms of Europe's carbon market after 2021, a key step in reaching the bloc's climate change goals.
Humans are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces, new research co-led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found.
If the United States and its fellow Paris Agreement signatories are to meet global climate targets, they're going to have to make serious commitments that attack the problem on multiple fronts, including reducing coal use, ...
A leading green energy scientist who uses bacteria to turn greenhouse gases into usable chemicals is calling for more investment from industry and government subsidies to scale up this newest of technologies.
When Penn State decided to convert its two power plants from their historic use of coal as a source of energy to natural gas, there was concern about radon emissions. Although radon is known to exist in natural gas, now Penn ...
Increasing the water table in agricultural peatland could hold key to reducing UK's greenhouse gas emissions
Increasing the water table could help to slow down global warming, boost crop yields, and preserve peat soils according to a new study.