Which path should we take? Credit: Johannes Ludwig/Unsplash, FAL We’ve all but won the argument on climate change. The facts are now unequivocal and climate denialists are facing a losing battle. Concern has risen up the political agenda, and major economic institutions such as the World Trade Organisation and the Bank of England highlight the […]

The slower ships go, the less they pollute Shipowners say they are trying to cut their heavy-polluting industry’s impact on the environment by using cleaner energy—but some have stalled over limiting the speed of ships. Led by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the industry is considering several options to replace […]

An artist’s impression of the jet launched by a supermassive black hole, which inflates lobes of very hot gas that are distorted by the cluster weather. Credit: Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. “Weather” in clusters of galaxies may explain a long-standing puzzle, according to a team of researchers at […]

A researcher works at a trench at Stelida (Naxos, Greece). Credit: Evaggelos Tzoumenekas An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier humans at least 200,000 years ago, tens of thousands […]