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When driving on a road embankment, we hope that it won’t collapse under the wheels of our vehicle, but how certain can we really be?
The rivers running from one Iceland’s largest glacier’s have combined to become one for the first time since the middle ages.
China has ratified the Paris climate change agreement, boosting efforts to bring the deal into force by the end of the year.
Months before he leaves office, President Barack Obama has embarked on a whistle stop climate change tour of the US's western states before a meeting of the G20 summit in China.
A controversial first cruise through the Arctic has set sail from Alaska.
Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology say they’ve captured the coral bleaching process for the very first time. In video posted on
In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.
Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
We’ve been observing the earth from space for a long time but advances in technology means we can glean even more from the modern satellite. And
California's Sierra Nevada Mountains host the biggest and oldest sequoia on earth, some close to 100m tall and up to 3000 years old.
It’s a record that’s been broken every month of this year, but it’s bad news for the earth.
Poland, Germany and Romania are the EU’s worst when it comes to ‘exporting’ deadly fumes from their coal-fired power plants, a groundbreaking new report has…
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement have won the International Cooperation division of the 2016 Princess of Asturias Awards.
Key decision are expected in June around EU-wide limits for air pollution.
The European Commission’s emergency management system Copernicus has been activated to deal with the floods in France, Belgium and Germany.
Scenes in parts of France look like something out of a Jules Verne novel, with severe weather warnings issued in some of the worst affected areas.
More than one third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is dead or dying, though the southern sections have been largely…
Governments began work on Monday on seeking ways to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming. It’s the first time experts have meet
Carbon emissions increased in the EU last year, new data published just months after the COP21 climate deal has revealed. Green campaigners say it is
We understand some parts of our own oceans less than we know outer space, but as they are so critical to our survival we need to know more, fast.
This simple tool allows scientists to take sea water samples The plastic tubes can withstand enormous pressure The lids are remotely controlled
As Earth Day was being observed around the planet on Friday, a record number of 175 countries signed the historic Paris accord to slow global
Delegates from more than 165 states are at the United Nations in New York to sign an historic deal to slow down climate change. #EarthDay - the
Last month was the hottest February ever recorded. Attributed to human-caused global warming, this is a constant trend and consequences can be seen
Chunks of Argentina’s Perito Moreno glacier collapsed on Thursday (March 10) as large chunks of ice plunged into Lake Argentina. The Patagonian