Christiana Figueres’ radical ideas for feeding the many

Abolishing famine and limiting climate change cannot be mutually exclusive aims says Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Tech the key to weathering future storms

As the Beast from the East gave way to an Indian summer, food producers must push to safeguard processes from the ravages of climate change

Urbanisation breathing innovative new life into cities

As well as major challenges, growing urbanisation presents big opportunities to build better, sustainable cities for the future, according to the World Economic Forum

What space satellites can teach us about Earth’s water

Observing Earth from space can help governments manage water resources, mitigate man-made contributions to climate change and prepare for natural disasters

Cleaning up mining for the sake of the planet

Solar power plant supplying power to IAMGOLD’s Essakane gold mine near Dori, Bukina Faso operations

The mining industry is learning to adapt to a carbon-conscious world and play its part in combating global warming

Water wars could engulf the poorest

child drinks for water tap

Conflict and political confrontation threaten to drown the call for co-operation in managing the world’s limited water supplies

Why Trump is a climate change denier

The US President has pulled his nation out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Oliver Pickup investigates Trump's reasons why and the impact it will have on the rest of the world

Can we no longer predict climate risk?

Extreme weather conditions

Increasing frequency of once rare weather events means established predictions are no longer valid, calling for a realignment of asset and risk management