Rising temperatures are leading to a surge in demand for cooling. But, ironically, the more we rely on energy-intensive air conditioners, the more the planet warms. What are the other options?
7.8 billion people produce a lot of waste, but governments, entrepreneurs and NGOs are developing a host of technologies that work with nature to transform a dirty problem into a suite of elegant sustainable solutions.

As Russia’s military builds up its presence along the border with Ukraine, any incursion there could have significant ripple effects in the Arctic, several experts and observers told ArcticToday.

A new study suggests climate, not genetic engineering, might have boosted recent productivity, and that makes some scientists nervous.

Young people like Felipe “Pipe” Henao in Guaviare, Colombia, are using tree planting and social media to raise awareness and spread the message of protecting and valuing the environment.

Mental resiliency could be harder to rebuild than a house or business in places that have experienced multiple disasters, study suggests.
More farmers are using cover crops, soil additives and crops suitable for drip irrigation in order to weather the drought.
Norco, an indie adventure game about an oil town menaced by global warming, is a striking contribution to American landscape art.
Louisiana wants to spend $1.28 billion on dozens of hurricane protection and coastal restoration projects in the fiscal year that begins July 1, which would be the highest amount spent

Whether or not the Maldives can survive climate change, the country will never be the same.

Indigenous farming and ranching practices are once again being embraced in an American West stressed by drought, diminishing resources, and climate change.
The reef, which is just under two miles long and is in “pristine” condition, was found by a team of divers mapping the ocean floor for UNESCO.

The once-verdant mountain pastures where alpacas graze are drying out from climate change; scientists, herders, and activists are rallying to find solutions.

With the Middle East feeling the heat of the climate crisis, co-operation between countries is essential. Is the renewable energy and water initiative signed by Israel and Jordan the first step?
The iconic graphic of a timepiece originated as a nuclear warning. It updates its time on Thursday amid threats like climate change and pandemics.
Climate change is already killing people, but countries don’t have an easy way to count those deaths. A new project might change that.
Fish fertilize the plants—and then become another income stream.
The plan is an expensive one, but it is only partially funded.
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