Back in the 1980s, many Germans believed their forests were dying. Leaded gasoline was considered the culprit, triggering a campaign to introduce lead-free fuel. The first lead-free gas station in Europe opened in Munich in 1983.
Norway trumpets its low carbon footprint, but a new report says plans to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic will increase its emissions by half again - making a mockery of its Paris Agreement promises.
It's unclear what the new deal between opposition leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta means for the country after months of political turmoil.
We must wean ourselves off unsustainable economic growth if we are to cut greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, say some economists. But what are the alternatives to growth?
We are most sensitive to sounds when they disturb us. This is when sound becomes noise, knocking many species — on land, underwater and in the air — off balance. How big a problem is it?
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