Science & Technology

Science supporters mass worldwide against 'attacks'

Global event aimed to promote an understanding of science and defend it from proposed government budget cuts.

Weather

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

Weather

Will the 'Long Rains' save Somalia?

The 2016 rains failed in the Horn of Africa; this season will be critical for Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda.

Will the 'Long Rains' save Somalia?

Opinion

Is there really a race for the Arctic?

Despite all the noise about a race for the Arctic, there is actually a coordinated effort to govern the region.

Erica Dingman

by Erica Dingman

Erica Dingman

Global Warming

China, EU rally for climate action as Trump backs away

US president's move to end 'war on coal' sparks criticism from major economies committed to cutting carbon emissions.

China, EU rally for climate action as Trump backs away

United States

Trump moves to roll back Obama climate policies

US president signs order to review emissions limits for coal-fired power plants and ease coal production limits.

Environment

Trump to sign order scrubbing Obama climate policies

An executive order on Tuesday will seek to boost fossil fuels by unravelling Obama measures to combat climate change.

Trump to sign order scrubbing Obama climate policies

Opinion

Solutions for tumultuous times

To tackle global threats such as climate change, conflict and disaster, we must join forces and take collective action.

Cihan Sultanoglu

by Cihan Sultanoglu

Cihan Sultanoglu

Weather

Thousands forced to move as drought strikes Puntland

As pastoralists move in search of pasture, families are separated and forced to live in camps where disease is rife.

Thousands forced to move as drought strikes Puntland

Humanitarian crises

Fighting to survive hunger in Somalia

The lives of 6.2 million people are now at risk in the country because of drought as the war with al-Shabab rages on.

Fighting to survive hunger in Somalia

Counting the Cost

The ocean's trillion dollar blue economy

Can humans reverse degradation of the world's oceans with resources estimated to be worth $24 trillion?

Weather

Rapid cooling threatens North Atlantic

Study claims 50 percent chance of major chill before end of the century.

Rapid cooling threatens North Atlantic

Somalia

Somalia: 'Our farms have nothing'

Horn of Africa is in the grips of a drought that has affected nearly half the popation.

Drought in Somalia: Time is Running Out

Opinion

The case for collaborating on climate change

International collaboration and holistic responses are our best way forward in the fight against climate change.

Ed Davey

by Ed Davey

Ed Davey

Opinion

How to tackle repetitive droughts in the Horn of Africa

Investing in localised initiatives to mitigate drought can help the continent to break the cyclic nature of disasters.

Esther Ngumbi

by Esther Ngumbi

Esther Ngumbi