Why the global population is unsustainable… because it is falling
A lower world population is great for sustainability, right?
15-09-2020 | Stunning statistics
Don’t tell JR, but Texas has ‘Gone with the Wind’
Those of a certain age may recall Dallas, a 1980s US soap opera about a dysfunctional oil-rich family headed by the scheming JR Ewing.
02-06-2020 | Stunning statistics
The city with that sinking feeling
If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain.
01-05-2020 | Stunning statistics
Is oil-rich Norway paying the price?
Sustainability is often full of contradictions, as can be seen in the case of an oil-rich country which is warming faster than others – Norway.
23-03-2020 | Stunning statistics
Global warming accelerates as emissions hit new records
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere are higher than ever before, two new studies have found.
16-12-2019 | Stunning statistics
A message in 100 million bottles
A campaign to cut plastic waste is on track to save 100 million bottles from being thrown away.
14-11-2019 | Stunning statistics
Greenland loses 11 billion tons of ice in one day
The scale of global warming has been laid bare by the effect of the summer’s heatwave on the Arctic.
03-09-2019 | Stunning statistics
The Great Wall of Africa is taking shape
A giant wall of trees that is being built across Africa is making a huge contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
17-06-2019 | Stunning statistics
Spending one bitcoin = 330,000 credit card transactions
The average bitcoin transaction now uses 330,000 times more energy than a credit card, new research shows.
11-04-2019 | Stunning statistics
Investing in the SDGs to tackle snake bites
How many people do you think die from snake bites?
11-03-2019 | Stunning statistics
UK hotel runs on battery power
A battery the size of a delivery truck is being used to power a UK hotel, cutting its carbon footprint while saving money.
21-01-2019 | Stunning statistics
The drone that can plant millions of trees
A drone that can carpet bomb 100,000 tree seeds a day may solve the issue of deforestation in remote areas.
03-01-2019 | Stunning statistics
Climate change growth could be worth USD 26 trillion
Investing to limit climate change could add USD 26 trillion to the global economy, a new report says.
01-11-2018 | Stunning statistics
China’s vertical forest - 10,000 tons of CO2
An old Chinese proverb says: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now.
02-01-2018 | Stunning statistics
Beware the demographic death spiral
Every month we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
24-05-2017 | Stunning statistics