Which Are the World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Countries?

Nordic nations often appear at the top of rankings for the world’s greenest places, so the countries dominating Yale’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI) will come as no surprise – with the exception of Norway, which is lagging behind in 17th place. Since 2000, Yale’s annual index has ranked the top-performing …

CO2 Turned into Stone in Iceland in Climate Change Breakthrough

Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change. The unique project promises a cheaper and more secure way of burying CO2 from fossil fuel burning underground, where it cannot warm the planet. Such carbon capture and storage (CCS) …

Fresh Climate Data Confirms 2015 Is Unlike Any Other Year in Human History

Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-support system, with 2015. increasingly likely to be an exclamation point on recent trends. On Monday, scientists at Britain’s national weather service, the Met …