Full story - January 18, 2021
A polar bear is shown in the distance standing on a piece of ice among a large grouping of flat floating ice pieces.
Talk of global warming was out, and relations among the eight countries that make up the council, once a highly collaborative group and a steady force for climate action, became dysfunctional.
Full story - October 22, 2020
In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo an uniper coal-fired power plant and BP refinery steam beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
While the Trump administration has tried to revive the dying coal industry, the German government set an exit date and made a plan to help coal communities survive.
Full story - July 08, 2020
Two people are shown in the distance standing on a brown dirt and rock ledge.
Environmental lawyer Zhang Jingjing has worked in 20 countries since 2015 to help clean up or shut down Chinese-owned mines, power plants or industrial projects.
Full story - June 15, 2020
A three lane highway is shown packed with cars and taken with a blurry effect.
A world leader in cutting emissions from electricity production, the German government, in thrall to the auto industry, ‘overlooked’ pollution from cars and trucks.
Full story - May 25, 2020
A view of the Grand Canal following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Venice, Italy, May 24, 2020.
Flooding in November has left experts wondering whether the massive retractable gates the city is constructing will ever keep all of the water out.
Full story - April 30, 2020
A crowd of protesters
Hundreds of wind and solar co-ops have taken on big utilities and shown they can reliably power the grid — and hugely reduce emissions.
Full story - April 09, 2020
A woman is shown leaning her head back slightly with a protective mask pulled down and a health care worker reaches out with a swab.
After the fossil fuel industry spent hundreds of millions of dollars undermining climate science, it’s easy to see how epidemiology came next.
Full story - April 02, 2020
A large snowy landscape photograph depicts a single dirt road running through the lower half with a large yellow dump truck driving.
The Mary River iron mine facility in the frozen landscape of Canada's Baffin Island wants to quadruple its output by 2025, producing 65.3 metric tons of the super-pollutant.
Full story - December 23, 2019
A woman is shown wearing a red shirt and walking with a crate next to a heavily damaged home.
As global warming intensified, people and ecosystems felt the climate changing, from the hurricane-ravaged coasts to the fast-warming Arctic.
Full story - November 07, 2019
A bright orange sunset is shown in the distance with several wind turbines in the distance and two people in shadow in the nearground.
Most countries aren’t cutting emissions fast enough, and their pledges for the next 10 years fall far short of what's needed, a new analysis warns.