The Black Death struck Europe in 1347, killing 30-50% of the European population in six violent years. It wasn’t a one-off epidemic: it signaled the start of the second plague pandemic in Europe that lasted for hundreds of years and only slowly disappeared from the continent after the Great Plague of London in 1665-1666. These […]
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
The Astad Project Management hosted a high-ranking delegation from the US Green Building Council (USGBC) during their visit to Qatar on January 19-22.
The taste of wine is changing because grape varieties can no longer grow in traditional regions as the climate warms, experts are warning…….
On July 11, Lake Mead reached its lowest water level since construction of the Hoover Dam in the 1930s. Many scientists are concerned that the prolonged drought could be a sign that the region will face significant water supply challenges due to climate change.
NEW DELHI: Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in New Delhi on Saturday, calling on the Indian government and world leaders to take urgent steps against climate change at a high-stakes UN summit next week
U.K. lawmaker Ian Swales has already watched one steel plant close in his district, and he never wants to see it again. It felt like a funeral, he said, when plunging demand led the Redcar blast furnace in northern England to shut its doors in 2010. The memory has Swales questioning his own party’s fight […]
Electricity cables are being laid underground at Thursley Common as part of a £400,000 project to remove overhead power lines from the beauty spot