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A new five-year US and British research project hopes to give policy makers a better sense of how much west Antarctica will drive rising seas.
In France, a restaurant meal is considered something to be experienced under the watchful eye of the chef. So there's no tradition of taking home leftovers. But the French government would like to change that to reduce food waste.
The CIA Director's views on climate change would be more in line with President Trump’s than those of his predecessor.
The Canes were able to move back to their home after a stint in Australia because no one would buy it.
The government says it can’t protect every home from the sea. One family says they’ll hold tight to their memories when it’s time to leave their house.
A natural spring in the shadow of Cape Town's Table Mountain provides a measure of relief — and a new pop-up community — for drought-strapped residents.
When Cape Town's growing water crisis started bubbling up last year, a local radio station in the South African city jumped on the beat with wall-to-wall coverage and water-saving tips for listeners.
The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is easing a bit, but the city and many of its businesses and institutions are forging ahead with expensive efforts to increase supply, including private desalination plants.
Leaks of methane from gas and oil wells are a major source of climate pollution but it's tough to detect the odorless and colorless gas. Now, a new competition is spurring inventors to come up with cheaper and more effective methane detectors. The World's Jason Margolis profiles two of the inventors.
While it's been unusually cold and snowy in much of Europe, the Arctic has been seeing record warm temperatures and a huge loss of ice. Here's how the two are linked, and what they might have to do with climate change.