Community growing schemes and mapping empty housing identified as key sustainability goals for Cornwall
Supporting community growing schemes and mapping unused properties to house local people have been identified as sustainability goals for the coming year by community leaders across Cornwall, according to a new report.
Experts will meet next month to discuss catastrophic climate "tipping points" – and the power of positive tipping points to avert the climate crisis.
Global heating could become “catastrophic” for humanity if temperature rises are worse than many predict or cause cascades of events we have yet to consider, or indeed both. The world needs to start preparing for the possibility of a “climate endgame”.
University of Exeter researchers have paid tribute to scientist James Lovelock, who has died aged 103.
A new "resilience sensing system" can identify ecosystems that are in danger of collapse, research shows.
Giving Living Wage Town status to Penzance would help improve the local economy and the reputation of the area, new research shows.
Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally – but humans can still help reduce the risk
New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change – but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts.
Investing in the environment and thinking more creatively about our reserves of “natural capital” should be at the heart of the government’s levelling up agenda, a new report suggests.
An audience at the Glastonbury Festival has heard how people power can tackle the climate crisis.
A natural habitat's ability to withstand and recover from damage can be empirically monitored from space.
The origin of complex cells started without oxygen, new research suggests.
Seawater samples taken from a surfboard have helped scientists understand microscopic life in the waves, new research shows.
A five-year, £3.7m research project involving scientists from the UK and across Europe will assess the risk that climate change poses to peatlands, and improve methods of managing these important ecosystems.
University of Exeter researchers have commented on the new report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Devon residents have one final chance to give their views on the Devon Carbon Plan before its publication this summer.
The University of Exeter and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have signed an agreement to jointly investigate climate change tipping points.
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the need stop carbon emissions and adapt to "unavoidable risks", according to one of its Lead Authors.
The Breakthrough Agenda agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points to tackle the climate crisis, researchers say.
Countries where people have more trust in each other have been more successful in bringing down waves of coronavirus cases and deaths, a new study shows.