A new study sheds light on the incentive effect of a tax or emissions trading on actors who want to act morally beyond their economic interests.
Environmental destruction may make pandemics more likely and less manageable, new research suggests.
No year has been as hot and dry as 2018 since climate records began. Central European forests showed severe signs of drought stress. Mortality of trees triggered in 2018 will continue for several years.
Motorists can save as much as $14,500 on fuel costs over 15 years by driving an electric vehicle instead of a similar one fueled by gasoline, according to a new analysis.
Faced with the increased threats posed by overexploitation of marine resources, pollution and climate change, urgent action is needed to bring Europe’s seas back to good condition, according to the European Environment Agency.
Models suggest a potential loss of most glacial areas by the end of this century. 17 percent of the entire volume of the ice has been lost since the start of the new millennium.
Although populations in countries in the Global South are on average younger than in Europe, they might be more vulnerable to severe forms of COVID-19. One reason for this is the higher proportion of people at working age with pre-existing chronic conditions.
A commentary exposes the coronavirus pandemic as a shock to the system that has led to food crises in many parts of the world.
The global rescue sums in the Corona crisis could break records and exceed the intergovernmental financial aid during the euro crisis.
Forest loss does not always lead to a decline in biodiversity but can amplify how it changes.