After 18 months of negotiations, the European Union finalised new climate targets on Wednesday. In addition to increasing the share of renewable energy to 32% by 2030, the bloc agreed
Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single best way a person can reduce his or her environmental footprint, according to new research examining the impact of global food production.
The global tourism industry has a larger carbon footprint than scientists previously thought. According to new research, tourism contributes 8% of the world’s annual greenhouse gas emissions. Researchers warned that
The amount of methane emitted by freshwater lakes in the northern hemisphere could nearly double over the next 50 years due to climate change, according to a new study. Scientists
The West Greenland Ice Sheet is melting faster than at any point in the last 450 years, according to a new study. Scientists say the high melt rate is due
New research has identified the conditions under which global warming could be limited to 1.5°C by 2100, keeping in line with targets set by the Paris Agreement. Led by Joeri
Accelerated melting of permafrost due to global warming is increasing the release of organic matter into Arctic and subarctic lakes and ponds, causing them to darken, according to new research.
The European Commission has approved an Italian program to provide €4.7 billion in public support for advanced biomethane and biofuels. Under EU state aid rules, the Commission approved the Italian
The European Council formally approved an update to the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) on Tuesday as the bloc seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Under the EU’s 2030