With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland took off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
A demonstration across the street from the White House Friday marked the first high-profile event of Greta Thunberg's six-day visit to Washington, intended to pressure the Trump administration ahead of a United Nations Climate Summit.
Every five years, citizens of the European Union elect new representatives for the EU Parliament. In the elections that wrapped up on May 26, voters gave a clear signal that the environment was high on their list of priorities.
A new look into HBO's upcoming miniseries "Chernobyl" gives us a deep look into the nuclear power plant disaster that rocked the then Soviet Union and continues to impact Ukraine to this day. Director Johan Renck spoke with Carol Hills about why he feels this story needs to be told.
When Anna Grace Hottinger, from Shoreview, Minnesota, heard her sister was evacuated due to the California wildfires, she knew she had to do something to fight against climate change. She joined Minnesota Can't Wait, a climate advocacy group.
Cell phones may be hazardous to your health. The science is inconclusive but some states want to require warning labels on cell phones. David Carpenter is director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany.
The rising price of oil and the growing demand for energy has prompted a new look at nuclear power -- even in the oil-rich Middle East, but there are limits to how fast nuclear energy can grow to meet that demand
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Melissa Farley, director of the non-profit group "Prostitution Research and Education," about the prostitution scandal that led New York Governor Elliot Spitzer to resign -- and about prostitution laws around the world.
Anchor Lisa Mullins features two female singer-songwriters in today's Global Hit -- Anna Ternheim from Stockholm, Sweden, and Missy Higgins from Melbourne, Australia. Each has won Best Female Artist awards in her country.