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Climate activists gathered at Trient glacier mourn Switzerland's receding ice

Climate activists gathered at Switzerland's Trient glacier on Sunday to urge authorities to take action to reduce CO2 emissions and draw attention to the disappearance of ice shelves and glaciers in the Alps and beyond.
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EU becoming safer, better-off and healthier - but less gender-equal

Crime, violence, poverty, ill health and air pollution have all declined in the European Union over the last five years - but gender inequality has worsened and efforts to fight climate change have achieved little.
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Climate change hits health, yet funds lacking: WHO
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Climate change hits health, yet funds lacking: WHO

Climate change is harming human health as more people suffer from heat stress, extreme weather and mosquito-borne diseases including malaria, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

A very vegan New Year: increasing numbers sign up for meat-free resolution

A very vegan New Year: increasing numbers sign up for meat-free resolution

As rising numbers of people start 2019 vowing to go vegan for environmental and other reasons, chefs, restaurants and supermarkets are jumping on the often-ridiculed bandwagon.

Pope urges action against 'endless fields' of plastic in oceans

Pope urges action against 'endless fields' of plastic in oceans

Pope Francis, who has spoken strongly for action against global warming in recent years, called on Saturday for people to work together to stop the world's oceans filling up with plastic waste.
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Fisheries output to plunge unless global warming reeled in

Fisheries output to plunge unless global warming reeled in

Global fisheries output will slump by 20 percent by 2300 and by 60 percent in the worst-hit North Atlantic region if governments fail to slow long-term global warming, a U.S. team of scientists said on Thursday.
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