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Easter Island is eroding

Rising ocean levels are causing waves to break on the statues and platforms built a thousand years ago. The island risks losing its cultural heritage. Again.

Western Canada's risk of water shortages rising

A stark reality in a country known for its abundance of fresh water: Climate scientists are seeing changes in the ways our water flows. And it's a problem, in terms of providing people with water throughout the year.

The bright future of solar power

Solar is booming. Solar power is now cheaper than coal in some parts of the world, and generating power from the sun is likely to be the lowest-cost energy option globally in less than ten years, according to Bloomberg. In many places around the world, solar is already the lowest-cost option.