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Climate change and its impacts on crops across India can be linked to 59,000 suicides across the country over the past three decades, according to a recent study.
There is mounting evidence that sea level rise is creating what researchers often call “ghost forests" along the U.S. East Coast. The potential threats include a drop in real estate prices, farming and finally, damage to forests integral to the U.S. paper industry.
It has been almost a year since carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere surpassed the 400 parts per million (PPM) mark, which some scientists and environmental activists say is a “tipping point” in the struggle to curb climate change. With ...
A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks, but not if they are derived from food crops.
Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced this week that they will launch a new initiative to help drive down greenhouse gas emissions across the U.S. and keep the U.S. on track to meet its voluntary commitment to the Paris Accord.
Norway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to export oil valued at billions of dollars across the world.
Borthwestern Uruguay has been savaged by flooding this month. Persistent rain in late May resulted in the evacuation of over 3,000 people, according to the BBC.
The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time. While some improvements have certainly been impressive, there is a long road ahead to 2030.
Santa Barbara's city council voted last week to commit to 100 percent renewables by 2030, making this coastal city of 92,000 the 30th U.S. city to embark upon such a plan.
An executive at BlackRock recently said in an interview that "coal is dead," with the future for conventional fuels such as oil also facing a cloudy future.
New York's attorney general has accused ExxonMobil of using one set of carbon pricing publicly to shareholders while using another internally. ExxonMobil is determined to litigate back hard, but at what cost?
Outrage still festers a week after President Trump announced the U.S. would leave the seminal Paris Agreement. But there are plenty of local leaders and businesses who are willing to step up on climate action.