The “fourth industrial revolution”, an era of unprecedented automation and connectivity, could reshape the urban environment and have profound impacts on society at large
Shedding light on the palm oil industry, and how it is destroying a globally vital tropical ecosystem
Can a belated consumer backlash stop the palm oil industry from destroying a globally vital tropical ecosystem?
President-elect Donald Trump has said he will pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate change
Several Southern African countries want to be exempted from a 35-year old global ban on ivory trading, threatening a hard-won consensus on the trade in products from endangered animals
In Canada’s far north, the opening of the biggest new diamond mine for more than a decade could mean a revival of the region’s flagging fortunes
The British government has put the development of a Chinese-backed nuclear power station on ice, prompting an angry response for Beijing
Curbing excessive executive pay may mean fundamentally rethinking the UK’s orthodoxies of shareholder capitalism and austerity