hangar with roof damaged
A watchdog agency told the military last year it should track repair costs related to extreme weather and climate change. It said no.
Fall leaves cover a hill above a river.
Each fall, millions of tourists come to New England to see the changing leaves. It's big business. But climate change is moving the calendar.
A large concrete sphere sits on a brown hill overlooking a slate blue sea.
A sculpture in Iceland marks the location of the Arctic Circle — at least the circle's location this year, because it turns out that the Arctic Circle doesn't stay in one place. It's a suggestion of how difficult it is to pin down anything in the Arctic.
One woman wears an white protective suit and has a large plastic jug strapped to her back; another woman stands next to her as both inspect a branch of a bush.
A government program has created 800 full-time Indigenous rangers who patrol to make sure water sources are clean and restore resources damaged by intensive farming practices.
A dry brown patch of land is dotted with trees
Brazil’s leading climatologist wants to change the way businesses view the Amazon. If standing trees become more valuable than cleared land, the forest can recover and continue to absorb greenhouse gases.
A muddy river runs through a green landscape. On one side are trees and a dense forest; the other is bare.
Indigenous people are engaged in a fierce battle to defend the Amazon forest from illegal logging, and it’s working. Deforestation in indigenous territories is much lower than in other areas. But those efforts are fraught with danger.
Fields growing soybeans for the global market have replaced dense rainforest along the Brazilian Amazon’s 'arc of deforestation.'
Money for protecting the Brazilian Amazon is drying up, while big landowners along the region's "arc of deforestation" are pushing the government to ease up on regulations. Both spell disaster in the battle to preserve the world's largest tropical forest.
Two trees are covered in instruments strapped to their bases
The world's greatest forest used to absorb greenhouse gases, but it may now be emitting them. And that could spell disaster for all of us.
Two men stand on rocky land as mountains and snow stretch out behind them. One holds a drill of some kind and is drilling into the rock.
A New York-based reporter follows scientists to Greenland to try to get a fix on what the future of the world's second-largest ice sheet could mean for sea level rise and the fate of her home town.
man standing in front of home on hill
Roads in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico were blocked by landslides for weeks after Maria, delaying emergency supplies and the restoration of power. Little would be different if a storm struck today.