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.
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.
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.
A world leader in cutting emissions from electricity production, the German government, in thrall to the auto industry, ‘overlooked’ pollution from cars and trucks.
Flooding in November has left experts wondering whether the massive retractable gates the city is constructing will ever keep all of the water out.
Hundreds of wind and solar co-ops have taken on big utilities and shown they can reliably power the grid — and hugely reduce emissions.
After the fossil fuel industry spent hundreds of millions of dollars undermining climate science, it’s easy to see how epidemiology came next.
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.
As global warming intensified, people and ecosystems felt the climate changing, from the hurricane-ravaged coasts to the fast-warming Arctic.
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.