Environment

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…

Canada relying on nuclear energy to reduce its carbon footprint

Canada, the second largest producer of uranium, is relying on nuclear energy to reduce its carbon footprint and wants…

Global Water Crisis

World leaders are sounding the alarm on the global water crisis

Today, 40% of the world’s population is affected by water scarcity and 80% of wastewater is released into the…

China is winning its war against air pollution

China, the world’s leading polluter, “is winning the war against pollution”, to the point of sketching an increase in…

Urban Heat Island

Why it’s so hot at night in some cities

It is hotter in the city than in the countryside or in the suburbs, especially at night. But this…

Children Brain Development

Green spaces promote brain development of children

According to a recent study, growing up in an environment rich in green spaces would be beneficial for the…

Solar Panels Raindrops

Solar panels capable of producing electricity from raindrops

As efficient as our solar panels are when the sky is clear, they turn out to be practically useless…

Thismia neptunis

Strange underground plant re-discovered after more than 150 years

An extraterrestrial-like plant has been rediscovered 150 years after its last sighting. Located in the depths of the Malaysian…

Nitrogen oxide emissions responsible for 6,000 deaths in Germany

Nitrogen oxide emissions, produced in particular by diesel vehicles, caused some 6,000 premature deaths from cardiovascular diseases in Germany…

What is the greenhouse effect?

We often hear – and increasingly – talk about global warming, greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases, but what is…

Thousands of starfish washed up on British beaches

Apocalyptic scenes in England: Thousands of starfish and other sea creatures were found stranded this weekend on the British…

New Zealand just had its hottest summer ever since the beginning of record keeping

New Zealand had its warmest summer since the start of the country’s record keeping, the national weather agency said…

Diesel Vehicles in Rome

Rome to ban diesel vehicles from its historic center by 2024

During a meeting on climate, the mayor of Rome announced that diesel vehicles would be banned from the center…

Solar Energy

Wind and solar energy can provide 80% of US electricity demand

Wind and solar resources could provide 80% of the electricity demand in the United States, provided improvements are made…

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest could have passed the point of no return

A new study exposes how deforestation, climate change, and other factors could push the Amazon rainforest, the planet’s lungs,…

Seychelles

A huge marine protected area has been created in Seychelles

Thanks to the help of several environmental organizations,…