The industrial revolution was the starting point of an unstoppable increase in carbon emissions, which inevitably leads to global warming. Many scientists believe that a 2°C (3.6°F) rise in global temperature would lead to a major environmental catastrophe. Learn about the climate crisis, current developments in climate research and the emerging technologies that could save the world.
Mitigate global warming and produce clean, cheap hydropower at the same time, urges Mike Muller.
Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions Podcast
Paths to a low-carbon economy will create rivalries, winners and losers, warn Andreas Goldthau, Kirsten Westphal and colleagues.
Stalling the fastest flows of ice into the oceans would buy us a few centuries to deal with climate change and protect coasts, argue John C. Moore and colleagues.