Brussels announces EU-wide strategy to fight plastic pollution

By 2030, you’ll have to bring a reusable cup to get coffee in the EU.

Australia offers money to scientists to save the Great Barrier Reef

The clock is ticking.

Scientists turn to the troubled streets of Gotham to understand community resilience

The city’s imaginary but the science is very real.

No, chocolate isn’t going extinct in 40 years — but we are set for a crisis

Things are bad, but they’re not this bad.

You can now play God with NASA’s new climate change simulator

You can make cool science.

French President at Climate Summit: We’re losing the battle

It’s a long and rocky road, which will require a lot action and a lot of effort, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Supervolcano eruptions might be more common than we thought — but there’s still no need to panic

If it happens, it happens — there’s not that much we can do about it.

Rising seas risk washing tens of thousands archaeological sites clean off the map in the US alone

Children in the future will have a much soggier view of their roots.

Swedish company builds food-laden ‘Plantscaper’ to feed the cities of the future

A skyscraper filled with food? Sign me up!

About 90% fewer wild birds are traded thanks to EU ban

It has been very effective, with a few indirect effects.

“Killer” mosquitoes are being unleashed in the US to fight disease

Their mission is to reduce mosquito populations.

As Nicaragua and Syria embrace Paris Agreement, it’s literally the US vs the rest of the world

Trump’s US is the only country who doesn’t want the Paris Agreement.

The UN COP23 starts today — Why this matters, and what you need to know

This could have a big impact on our lives.

Trump negotiators brand coal as the solution for the climate crisis at UN conference

It would be funny if it wouldn’t be sad.

US report says climate change is happening, but US leaders disagrees

It’s almost like the current government is building its own alternate reality.

Greenhouse gas emissions have already peaked in 49 countries, but it’s still not good news

This is no time to pat ourselves on the back, researchers warn.

A hidden shortage: why the world is running low on sand

There’s not nearly as much as you think.

We now have proof that conservation funding works

We have no reason not to invest in saving the other species in the world.

New simulation can predict where refugees will flee after a conflict

It has the potential to help aid efforts and save lives.

What Will Earth’s Climate Look Like by 2050?

Spoiler alert: it won’t be nice.