The report says that since 1970, large areas of land have been urbanized, and this strains quality of life in every region.
China’s fast economic growth and accompanying rise in food demand is driving an increase in water use for agriculture and industry, thus threatening the country’s water security.
Efforts to control the Coronavirus pandemic have reduced economic activity and led to localized improvements in air quality.
The American Dust Bowl of the 1930s – captured by the novels of John Steinbeck – was an environmental and socio-economic disaster that worsened the Great Depression.
Air quality and climate change intertwine in unexpected ways.
Coal combustion is not only the single most important source of CO2, accounting for more than a third of global emissions, but also a major contributor to detrimental effects on public health and biodiversity.
What to do when consumers want plastic, but also worry about the planet.
Aviation accounts for approximately two to three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Summer streamflow in industrial tree plantations harvested on 40- to 50-year rotations was 50% lower than in century-old forests, data from the long-term Alsea Watershed Study in the Oregon Coast Range showed.
The climate emergency is finally on the global agenda, with plans and strategies abounding on how we can transition to a low-carbon future. Business as usual is no longer an option.
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