There are over 341,000 wind turbines on the planet

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 saves 60,000 tonnes of fuel during 2016

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.

New wind capacity in Europe falls but overtakes coal

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.

Record for hottest year broken once more in 2016

2016 was the hottest year on record - that is according to data compiled by NASA and the World Meteorological Organisation.

The Arctic Completely Failed Its 2016 Report Card

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just released its annual "Arctic Report Card," a comprehensive overview of what's happening at our planet's North Pole.

China leads the world in solar power installations

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 surpass coal-fired electricity in previously unthinkable feat

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.

2016 Nobel Prize in physics awarded for revealing the secrets of exotic matter

Three scientists working in the United States were honored for discoveries of "topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter".

Mechanisms for autophagy: 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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.

World is Warming at Rate 'Unprecedented' for 1,000 Years

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.

The Rio Olympics finally represents the whole world, including millions with no country

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.

NASA Sees Temperatures Rise and Sea Ice Shrink - Climate Trends 2016

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.

Environmental Photos of the Year 2016

Images offer a snapshot of rising tides and the effects on people worldwide. Here you can browse the top shots from this year's Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer Photographer of the Year awards.

The companies, including Microsoft, that run on 100% renewable power

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.

SpaceX Falcon 9 landing, May 2016

After launching the JCSAT-14 satellite, the first stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attempted and succeeded an experimental landing on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.