Demystifying ocean acidification and biodiversity impacts

The California Academy of Sciences breaks the complex topic of ocean acidification down to the basics and […]

Accelerated modern human-induced species losses: Entering the sixth mass extinction

What is the magnitude of anthropogenic extinctions? Many skeptics assert that predictions of a Sixth Mass Extinction […]

By slowing population growth, family planning can help address food insecurity and climate change

“Slowing the rapid growth of human population through strengthened voluntary family planning services would powerfully and inexpensively […]

The butterfly plant arms-race escalated by gene and genome duplications

Coevolutionary interactions are understood to have generated much of the diversity on Earth, but how did the […]

Feeding the World with Agroecology

Through partnering agriculture and ecology can agricultural intensification result in higher yields, greater knowledge, and less environmental […]

Thinking Beyond Sectors for Sustainable Development

“As we move from the era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals […]

Analyzing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

This special issue of the International Journal of Disaster Risk Science aims to provide critical academic analyses […]

Health and climate change: policy responses to protect public health

The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change maps out the impacts of climate change, and […]

Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

Pope Francis has released the highly anticipated papal encyclical focused on the environment. Challenging all people to […]

Energy and Climate Change –IEA

From the International Energy Agency: This special report, part of the World Energy Outlook series, assesses the […]