On an exclusive Connecticut peninsula, where signs warn outsiders to stay off private roads, eight multimillion-dollar homes with sprawling yards along the Long Island Sound are poised to become eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid.
After declaring a Climate Emergency in early June, a testy exchange in a recent Central Saanich council meeting exposed divisions of how to respond to the crisis, and if the District even has the powers to make a dent.
Massive mounds of seaweed piled up along Florida's east coast beaches in October 2017, a smelly mess that made it difficult to walk on the beach, much less enjoy the stroll. Was it coincidence those piles of seaweed showed up after a very busy hurricane season?
When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling.