News, analysis and commentary from Israel and across the globe on Environment & climate change and its impact on weather, business, politics, rising sea levels, and the food we consume.
It is essential that this time we listen to the warnings and succeed in reducing climate threats. There is no Planet B or effective Plan B.
Researchers found that plastic pollution may contribute to the metabolic cycles of aquatic microorganisms.
The unusually large pools of jellyfish sitting along Israel’s northern border are not an urgent cause of concern, said Prof. Dror Angel of the University of Haifa.
A new Tel Aviv University-led study questions the hope that deep coral populations may help replenish degraded shallow ones.
70% of topsoil will likely see a reduction in water content over the next 100 years.
Microplastics are used in a wide variety of products but their polluting effect on the environment is growing worse. Silk-based alternatives may be more affordable and safer.
The researchers linked the 2021 North American heatwave to greenhouse gas emissions.
The presence of environmental issues in dating apps comes as people are more concerned about what effects climate change will have in the future.
From the desert to Alaska, a considerable amount of greenhouse gas is being produced and released into the atmosphere due to rapidly thawing permafrost.
Much of Europe has been sweltering under temperatures near 40 degrees centigrade, sending residents of England, France, Italy and elsewhere to historical fountains in cities to jump in and cool off.