Environment

Sweden launches world’s first electric road

In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Sweden has decided to innovate by opening Wednesday an electrified road, the…

What is Earth’s atmosphere made of?

Without an atmosphere, human life one Earth would not be possible as we know it. There would be no…

Climate change is slowing down the Atlantic currents

An international group of scientists has found that the recent weakening of the Atlantic current system can influence the…

Massive increase in marine heat waves worries scientists

An international study published in the journal Nature Communications, co-authored by researchers at the Center of Excellence for Extreme…

Sahara Desert

The Sahara desert is getting bigger

Since 1920, the Sahara has grown steadily. Its size would have increased by about 10%, according to a scientific…

Sea Level rise

Global warming: Even a warming of 2 °C will have a significant impact

Rising seas, loss of biodiversity, complicated access to food, lower standard of living… Even if the world manages to…

Air Pollution Health Problems

US on track to meet climate targets, says the UN

The United States is on track to achieve the goals set by the Paris climate agreement, despite President Trump’s…

sea level

The level of the world’s oceans will continue to rise until 2300

Even in the best scenario of emissions, the level of the oceans could continue to rise until 2300. According…

Soil degradation human migration

Soil degradation to lead to massive migration worldwide

At least 50 million humans will be forced to migrate by 2050 because of the deterioration of the planet’s…

There is a massive landfill in the Pacific ocean

Billions of pieces of plastic float in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, putting the food chain in…

Greenhouse gas emissions on the rise globally

Greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity, transportation and construction sectors rose by 1.4% in 2017 globally. This is not an…

Twilight Zone

A twilight zone hidden in the ocean has been discovered

A team of researchers was able to identify a “twilight zone” hidden in the ocean several hundred meters deep,…

Antarctica: a glacier the size of France is melting away due to global warming

Totten, a glacier close to the South Pole, as big as the whole country of France, is melting under…

Climate Change Flood

Extreme weather events in sharp rise according to a report

There were four times more floods in 2016 than in 1980. Extreme weather events have been more frequent over…

Climate Migrants

The number of climate migrants could reach 143M by 2050

More than 140 million people could migrate by 2050 to three regions of the developing world to escape the…

Climate Change

Life on Earth is under threat from climate change

Climate change and all its consequences have the scientific community on high alert. Thanks to the excessive increase of…