Despite the COVID related decrease in global carbon emissions, ocean temperatures hit the hottest on record in 2020.
Michael Stausholm, founder of Sprout World, discusses what companies and consumers should be doing to contribute to a more responsible and sustainable society.
While cities only occupy around 3% of the Earth, they are where 50% of the world's population live - but they are not usually included in global climate calculations, meaning that urban environmental problems can slip under the radar.
Here, Open Access Government tracks the recent research efforts of the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences.
Mark Grayston, Head of Product Marketing at Mitsubishi Electric, discusses the intrinsic link between air quality and health in our built environments.
Here, Alberto Troccoli explains why and how Europe’s H2020 project SECLI-FIRM continues to offer accurate seasonal climate forecasting which can reduce risk and cost alike for energy and water businesses.
Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, investigates the current and future policy priorities of the Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, and what is influencing them.
Darrel Baumgardner, Chief Scientist at Droplet Measurement Technologies LLC asks if cloud seeding can partially mitigate the environmental impact of climate change, in this the first part of a series of special articles, starting with some basic principles.
Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, discusses how COVID-19 has acted as a catalyst for transforming urban spaces, and why introducing parklets could be the way forward.
We spoke with Dr Teresa de la Cruz, Project Manager at Zaragoza Logistics Center and Dr Georgia Ayfantopoulou, Research Director, Deputy Director Hellenic Institute of Transport, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, about their work to create a universal set of policies for sustainable mobility.
Ruth Richardson, Executive Director, The Global Alliance for the Future of Food, shares her perspective on the future of food in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, focuses our thoughts on aspects of climate change and energy transition in Europe’s cities.
Jess K. Zimmerman, Professor at the University of Puerto Rico, charts the challenges to tropical forest resilience to hurricane damage revealed by long-term research in Puerto Rico.
In the glacial period, sea ice decreases occurred at a similar time to drastic climate change and created intensive debate among scientists - now, the ICE2ICE project has a conclusive answer for what happened.
Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Partner at Signature Litigation, argues here that companies should monitor the European Commission’s environment-related actions.
Simon Boyle, Environmental Law Director and Sally Redman, Senior Environmental Consultant, both from Argyll Environmental, tell us why Clean Air Zones in the UK are a breath of fresh air.
Human activity is making the conservation of Caribbean coral reefs difficult - but a new algal threat is adding pressure to an already precarious situation.
Open Access Government tracks the recent work of Denmark’s Ministry of the Environment, as it becomes an independent Ministry splitting from the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.
Our climate is global and the challenge of preventing catastrophic environmental damage will require the cooperation of all nations - but is it too late to prevent climate change?
Dawn Purchase, Aquaculture Programme Manager at the Marine Conservation Society considers if blue aquaculture can be the green protein of the future.