Climate Change

NANTONG, JIANGSU, CHINA - 2017/11/13: Cranes are discharging containers from a cargo ship at Nantong Port. As a big country of container manufacturing, China's great output has brought huge VOCs emissions. To solve the VOCs pollution problem, China will soon introduce the national standard for controlling the air pollutant emission in this industry. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

How The Shipping Industry Bullied Its Way Out Of Doing Anything To Fight Climate Change

One of the starkest images to emerge after Hurricane Irma made landfall in early September came from the Bahamas. The Category 5 storm's powerful winds sucked away the ocean from the shore, leaving th...
A cattle carcass is pictured on the Agropil ranch as the Pilcomayo river faces its worst drought in almost two decades, in Boqueron, on the border between Paraguay and Argentina, July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century in combatting infectious diseases, according to one of the world's oldest...
PENZANCE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 16: Waves whipped up by Hurricane Ophelia crash over the seafront in Penzance on October 16, 2017 in Cornwall, England. Hurricane Ophelia comes exactly 30 years after the Great Storm of 1987. Two people have been killed as the remnants of the storm hit the United Kingdom and Ireland. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Hurricane Ophelia Sheds Light On Another Climate Change Concern

The remnants of former hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland and the western United Kingdom on Monday, claiming at least three lives, leaving nearly 400,000 without power and further cementing the 20...
An Adelie penguin arrives at the New Harbor research station near McMurdo Station in Antarctica on November 11, 2016.Secretary of State John Kerry is travelling to Antarctica, New Zealand, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and will attend the APEC summit in Peru later in the month. / AFP PHOTO / AFP POOL / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Press For Marine Sanctuary After Massive Penguin Chick Die-Off

Scientists are seeking increased environmental protections after an entire breeding season of Adelie penguin chicks was wiped out in a key colony in east Antarctica. Only two chicks survived the massi...
LAKE ISABELLA, CA - JUNE 24: Firefighters from Cal Fire's Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit pay close attention to the wildfire coming at every direction in Kelso Valley as the wildfire progresses east with the winds, near Lake Isabella, Calif., on June 24, 2016. (Photo by Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

7 Numbers That Help Put The Northern California Wildfires Into Perspective

Wildfires continued to engulf areas of Northern California's wine country on Tuesday as firefighters and rescue crews worked to contain them. Strong winds caused the flames to spread rapidly on Sunday...