European heads of state will vote this week on the European Green Deal. Many at the climate conference in Madrid hope the EU will take the US' place this time around, and that an EU-China agreement may be announced ahead of 2020.
Does your winter wear come with an animal who helped make it? If you're shopping at Sheep Inc., the answer is yes. But for co-founder Edzard van der Wyck it's not a gimmick — it's a reminder about how clothes are made, and what the fashion industry costs the environment.
Greta Thunberg, the favorite to win Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize, has inspired books, met with heads of state, and testified before Congress, the European Parliament and the United Nations. Her Friday school strikes for climate action have expanded to millions of people around the world.
With coal use falling fast in the US but still growing in Asia, western coal producers are pitching a plan to build five big new coal export terminals in Washington and Oregon, but opponents warn of big new environmental risks.
After scoring some big victories in the US in 2014, the movement to get institutions to cut their ties to fossil fuel companies is broadening its focus in the UK to include big name museums and even toy companies.
China's $50 billion plan for a new Central American canal connecting Atlantic and Pacific may damage the freshwater Lake Nicaragua, changing the environment for those who depend upon it. The plan faces opposition in parts of the country.
There may be a counterintuitive explanation for the deep freeze that hit New England this winter: The rapidly warming Arctic is causing big disruptions in the jet stream, which carries weather across North America. Is this the worst winter you've experienced?
São Paulo is facing an unprecedented water crisis that many saw coming, but no one did much to prevent. And with reservoirs hovering near 10% of capacity, many residents are turning to unhealthy stopgaps and worrying about unrest.
The unprecedented water crisis in South America's largest city is leading citizens to change everything, from how they use water to how they engage with politics. But while the government is taking action, residents say it's not nearly enough.