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Greenland ice sheet loss close to a tipping point due to climate change

Tobblie Effowe, a Togo resident, has seen his house consumed by the sea. He lived close to a once touristic beach that lost its...

Top News: Ban on Gene-Editing, Melting Arctic and Opportunity’s Last Photos

Scientists ask for a global ban on gene-editing for clinical uses, the UN reveals the dimension of the Arctic’s catastrophe and NASA shows the last photos taken by the Opportunity rover; these were our favourite stories from this week. 

America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey are calling for a “Green New Deal” that would involve massive government spending to shift the...

Can Honeybees Teach Us How to Live?

“Bees know best,” beekeepers in Bosnia-Herzegovina tend to say. Keen observers of hives, Bosnian beekeepers take bees as knowledgeable beings. The bees, they say,...

The Swiftness of Glaciers: Language in a Time of Climate Change

Language bends and buckles under pressure of climate change. Take the adjective ‘glacial’. I recently came across an old draft of my Ph.D. dissertation...