Sir David Attenborough has warned that "the Garden of Eden is no more", as he urged political and business leaders from around the world to make a renewed push to tackle climate change before the damage is irreparable.
Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina last fall. While cleanup continues and residents pick up the pieces of their life, many people in New Bern, a small community along the Neuse River in the eastern part of the state, have nothing to pick up. Homes have been destroyed and won't be rebuilt. Lives have been upended.
Editor's note: This story is part of a series examining the social and health injustices resulting from increasingly intense storms and is the result of a collaboration between EHN and Scalawag Magazine, an independent nonprofit magazine that covers the American South.
The U.S. Defense Department has issued a dire report on how climate change could affect the nation’s armed forces and security, warning that rising seas could inundate coastal bases and drought-fueled wildfires could endanger those that are inland.
North Dakota's energy leaders voiced support Friday for a bill that seeks to deter tampering with critical infrastructure, but opponents said the language is too vague and could infringe on free speech.