Artificial intelligence is an exciting and fast-changing technology. But it has a big CO2 footprint and is being used to boost activities that make climate change worse.
EU cohesion policy puts a lot of emphasis on economic development, but it also makes sure that environmental criteria are at the forefront of new economic projects. So how does it work? We tell you more in this edition of Fact or Fake.
25 Sep 2022
The much-discussed decision is here: Germany will keep two of its three remaining nuclear power plants - at least for now. Some want them longer. Either way, the move marks a policy change long considered unthinkable.
10 Jun 2022
Tobacco products are the most littered item on the planet, and they contain thousands of toxic chemicals that can end up in the environment, according to the World Health Organization.
2 Apr 2022
The European Union warned consumers to stop using their clothes like throwaway items and said Wednesday that it plans to counter the polluting use of mass-market fast fashion.
6 Jan 2022
Each week, Ghana receives 15 million items of used clothing sent from the West. But 40% of the products get discarded due to poor quality. They end up at landfills and in bodies of water, polluting entire ecosystems.
15 Oct 2021
Mexico's government wants to reverse the privatization of the energy sector that began in 2013, in order to provide stable prices. But critics say taxpayers and the environment will have to pay the price.
16 Jan 2021
Cape Verdean inventor and environmentalist Carlos Silva wants to help protect the environment by producing cosmetic products free of perfumes and artificial preservatives.
21 Sep 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
19 Sep 2020
A video emerged online capturing officers who say they are from the Lagos State Vehicle Waste Basket agency (LAVMAB) accosting a man for using a wastebasket he bought from Ekiti in a Lagos State registered vehicle. However, the Commissioner for environment Lagos, Tunji Bello, claimed that the persons seen in the video were not authorized by the state to harass and extort motorist and that the agency does not exist.
5 Sep 2020
Overconsumption, not overpopulation, drives climate change. A projected decline in fertility could see the world's population peak in just four decades, with Japan and Spain halving in size.
26 Jul 2019
The rate of divorce in society today has left many unable to put a finger on the changing dynamics of the African environment where staying married against the odds was once a treasured value.