A new study finds that coffee pulp, a waste product of coffee production, can be used to speed up tropical forest recovery on post agricultural land.
Groundwater reservoirs in Bavaria have warmed considerably over the past few decades. Water found at a depth of 20 metres was almost one degree warmer on average than 30 years ago.
The ongoing pandemic can be an opportunity for the aviation industry to make a transition, by gradually exchanging fossil fuels for synthetic fuels.
Coal-fired power generation, which releases a particularly large volume of CO₂ and is still booming in Asia, is fuelled by substantial funding from western industrialised countries, in the form of loans, loan guarantees, or investments in corporate bonds and shares.
A new modelling experiment predicts further increases in surface air temperature and increased carbon dioxide levels because of a loss of an overall cooling effect caused by light-scattering particles.
New research reveals that deforestation in the U.S. does not always cause planetary warming, as is commonly assumed: Instead, in some places, it actually cools the planet.
Making agriculture climate-neutral has a high cost – which some rich countries might be willing to accept, researchers find.
Global emissions of greenhouse gases and aerosols dropped significantly in 2020, in large parts due to lockdowns that slowed economic and social activities, but the change likely was not sustainable enough to have a noticeable impact on the climate.
The market power of major tech companies like Google, Apple or Facebook is a matter of concern for lawmakers in the EU, the USA and Russia. Now they want to try to prevent the formation of digital cartels.
Recent summer droughts in Europe are far more severe than anything in the past 2,100 years, according to a new study.