Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

/ May 6, 2017

Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over U.N. meeting

For the first time since Donald Trump's ascent to the White House, U.N. negotiators will gather in the coming week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to abandon. The midyear round of haggling in Bonn is meant to ...

Apr 26, 2017

Humans alter Earth's chemistry from beyond the grave

It's not only in life that humans leave their mark on Nature. In death, our decomposing corpses alter the chemistry of precious soil, scientists warned on Wednesday. Whether our bodies are buried or cremated, they leach iron, zinc, sulphur, calcium and phosphorus into ground that ...