This year's climate conference is convening in the heart of Poland's coal country. As the world meets to negotiate a follow-up to the landmark Paris Agreement of 2015, Poland's leaders are promising continued reliance on coal.
California’s 2018 wildfire season is one of the most destructive on record. More than 7,500 fires burned nearly 2 million acres of land so far this year — the most land burned in a single year since records have been kept.
Nearly 1 million refugees and migrants have passed through Greece since the Syrian war began, leaving its environment and economy under duress — particularly during summers when tourism is in full swing.
Unless greenhouse gas emissions are sharply curbed, global warming will continue to fuel catastrophic events — it will also cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars, according to a congressionally mandated report.