Pangolin poaching is driving the species extinct, despite international trade ban

Please stop.

New study maps Europe’s regional carbon footprints, helps us understand how to reduce emissions

Think global, act local.

Only five nuclear explosions are enough to change the climate and trigger a ‘nuclear autumn’

In the case of China’s five-megaton bomb, a single throw is enough to destabilize the planet’s climate.

How much does the Earth and its population weigh?

Humanity is getting more numerous and fatter while planet Earth itself is getting lighter.

Large carnivores like the lion or tiger lost more than 90% of their range in the last 500 years

Humans need room…

One in five bots sharing fake news during France’s presidential election were also involved in the United States’

Oh my, now isn’t this a very strange coincidence?

Environment cuts massive rift between US and the rest of the world

The rift widens — it’s Trump vs the world.

Researchers quantify basic rules of ethics and morality, plan to copy them into smart cars, even AI

Be good, drive good.

Bad beef: Despite pledge, Burger King continues to cause massive deforestation

It’s up to us, the consumers, to make a difference.

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor: ‘We cannot wait to act until the [climate] science has convinced every last doubter’

There’s a big rift between the US and the rest of the world.

Climate-change-induced heat will kill tens of thousands of Americans every year by 2090

Or as the experts call it, Chinese-hoax-induced heat.

Despite Trump, 7,400 cities vow to meet climate committments

Cities seem to have bigger ambitions than those of their countries.

Society will buckle under 2 billion climate-refugees by 2100 as rising oceans displace whole cities

The short of it keeps popping up in all kinds of studies: stop emissions!

Coral reefs barely survived bleaching, will be gone within the century unless we act

And the world will be less without them.

The down-low on microplastics

They are everywhere!

Norway to Brazil: If you keep destroying the Amazon, we’ll cut our $1bn funding

Brazil isn’t respecting its part of the deal.

Schools in Turkey will stop teaching evolution

“We believe that these subjects are beyond their [students] comprehension,” said a senior Turkish bureaucrat at the Education Ministry.

There will be no renegotiation of the Paris agreement, EU Parliament tells Trump

Uh-oh.

Over 2 billion people are now overweight or obese, with the US leading the way

There’s no sugar coating it — this is massive.

Why the Great Barrier Reef is dying and why we should care

Hint: it mostly has to do with climate change.