In Quito, Ecuador, a UN conference on cities reveals global momentum to seek lower-carbon urban living patterns. But blending emission cuts with economic growth is a daunting challenge, especially in the Global South.
A novel plan in Washington State overcomes old animosities and offers the region a way forward in era of global warming.
The historic Kigali agreement provides an international plan that phases out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), gases used in air conditioners and refrigerators, which contribute to global warming.
Leonardo DiCaprio at UN: A lawsuit claims that the actor’s environmental protection charity, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, is one of the businesses to receive donations allegedly embezzled from the 1MDB fund.
Big cities healthier? Having sidewalks to walk on and access to parks and good public transport makes for happier city residents, a new survey says.
Agreement on basics of climate science is very strong, while there is much less certainty about specifics such as how fast temperatures or sea levels can be expected to rise.
Victims' families and survivors of the 2014 landslide in Oso, Wash. reached settlements worth $60 million. More complicated cases involving links to climate change may be on the horizon, say experts.
At a meeting in Rwanda this week, world leaders will hash out a plan to ban hydrofluorocarbons. Small island states are leading the charge, but India, in particular, is concerned about the impacts of a phase-out.