Climate

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...
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The U.S. And Syria Are Now The Only Countries To Reject The Paris Agreement

Nicaragua, one of only two countries to initially reject the Paris climate accord, now plans to sign the agreement. The Central American nation originally refused to sign the global deal to cut planet...