Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries.

A new study has found extreme disparity in the use of energy among richer and poorer people - both within countries and between them.

Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice faster than in the 1990s and are both tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s worst-case climate warming scenario.

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years, published today in Nature.

Extinction risk could decrease by more than 50% if at least 30% of land were to be conserved across the tropics, a new study reveals.