According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in 2016 wind power helped the planet avoid more than 637 million tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Etihad Airways has continued to make improvements in the fuel efficiency of its fleet, resulting in substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and reinforcing the sustainability credentials of the airline.
Newly added wind capacity in Europe totalled 12.5GW in 2016, a 3% drop on 2015, but becomes the region's second largest source of power generation.
China this year continued to lead the world in new solar power installations with more than 50GW of cumulative photovoltaic power, followed by Japan and the U.S., according to a new report.
Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in a historic year for getting energy from the sun in the UK, according to a new analysis.
Three scientists working in the United States were honored for discoveries of "topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter".
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy -- a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.
Another day, another dire warning about the global climate emergency. NASA's top climate scientist announced Tuesday that the Earth is warming at a pace not seen in at least the past 1,000 years.
Time and again, the Olympic games have served to reflect and even amplify this spirit. It has allowed people to represent their countries—even if they weren’t officially recognized by their neighbors or members of the United Nations.
Two key climate change indicators have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data.
Companies are starting to take the lead in the drive toward decarbonization. Now, companies across the world are signing up to voluntarily derive all their power from renewable sources.