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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...
US actor Leonardo DiCaprio looks on prior to speaking on stage during the Paris premiere of the documentary film 'Before the Flood' on October 17, 2016 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. US actor Leonardo DiCaprio has issued an impassioned call for immediate action on climate change in 'Before the Flood', a documentary film making its premiere in Paris on October 17. DiCaprio takes viewers around the world to meet experts and politicians in order to reveal the scale of the problem, its effects and the paths towards solutions. / AFP / POOL / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricanes A 'Global Wake-Up Call': DiCaprio Rips Trump Over Climate Change

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a...
U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Scientists Leak Startling Climate Report To Keep Trump From Burying It

WASHINGTON — Government scientists agree that, contrary to President Donald Trump and his team's repeated claims, climate change is already having a dramatic effect in the U.S., according to a n...
A young male polar bear stands on the cusp of the sea ice overlooking the sea. Not sure as to where the water will take him, he can only stand there and wonder what horizon he should head for. Observing and bringing myself down to eye level with the world's largest land predator was mind-blowing. We hear so much on how the Arctic, their home, is vanishing, and to see it happening, puts it in a much more real perspective. The wildlife that calls the hostile north of the Arctic their home, are all remarkable creatures.

Experts Have A Plan To Beat Climate Change Even If Trump Won't Help

The world has just a few years to scale back global carbon emissions to avoid the worst effects of climate change, a panel of leading experts and scientists warned this week. That goal may seem farfet...
DUXBURY, MA - MAY 6: An aerial view of a right whale erupting from the blow hole while feeding off the shores of Duxbury Beach. There were groups of the North Atlantic right whales swimming off shore. The critically endangered animals are making a comeback since they were nearly hunted to extinction a century ago. They are also making a habit of appearing off the local coastline in the spring. The whales feed on copepods by opening their mouths as they swim through masses of the tiny, but fat-rich, creatures. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Trump Administration Could Permit Oil Companies To ‘Assault' Marine Life

The Trump administration took a major step forward Monday in its pledge to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean by greenlighting a process that could wreak havoc on marine life a...
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Big Business Blasts Donald Trump's Decision To Exit Paris Climate Accord

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that his decision to pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris Agreement on climate change would protect American workers and the U.S. economy. Tr...