Clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2020.
Like nations everywhere, India and Bangladesh are trying to contain outbreaks of the coronavirus. On top of that, they're also preparing for a cyclone of historic proportions.
Environmental activists of Swiss Klimastreik Schweiz movement hold banners, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in front of the opera house on the Sechselaeutenplatz square in Zurich, Switzerland, April 24, 2020.
Author Matto Mildenberger examined how politics have shaped decades of climate policy in his new book, "Carbon Captured." He spoke to The World's host Marco Werman for this week's climate solutions segment. 
Alongside tulips and windmills, the global image of Amsterdam is one of a city entwined with water.
A key part of "doughnut" economic thinking is no longer using the gross domestic product as a proxy for society’s success. 
Massive light pink cherry blossoming tree in Vancouver with two people sitting on a park bench underneath it
High Park is the latest outdoor space to close since Canada declared a state of emergency and asked people to stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Much of the Canadian great outdoors is off-limits to the public — including hiking trails, campgrounds and national parks. 
A man in the middle of a smog-filled street
Shutting down economies is giving us a glimpse of what the world could look like if less fuel was burned. One clear, immediate benefit? Less air pollution.
Prickles the sheep with a massive coat of fleece
Prickles was just a little lamb when she disappeared seven years ago in a devastating Australian bushfire. She recently returned to her owners as a grown sheep sporting an impressive fleece.
Corals grow in the shallow waters around a small island in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. 
Australian social scientist and reef researcher Joshua Cinner looks for “bright spots,” or reefs that are doing better than expected, to glean lessons for building resilience in the world's reefs, which are suffering from bleaching events.
two women pose for a photo with a dog in the snow.
With their nearest neighbor about 100 miles away and with no running water or electricity, two citizen scientists have discovered a few tricks for coping.
American Airlines passenger planes parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on March 23, 2020.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that what’s “normal” can change dramatically and quickly to protect public health — and those lessons may be good for the climate, too.
A flight attendant wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) takes body temperature measurements of passengers with a thermometer on a Shanghai Airlines flight in Shanghai, China, March 25, 2020.
When it comes to the spread of COVID-19, personal choices matter. One infected person staying home instead of going out could save thousands of lives.