It’s October, and that means crisp air, apple-picking and World Food Day, a United Nations-sponsored day of action against global hunger. This year’s theme? Climate change. When we talk about climate and
Next year, New York will break ground on the first section of a U-shaped wall around Lower Manhattan built to guard against the next Hurricane Sandy. Some believe so-called “gray” infrastructure projects
Last year, a pair of anthropologists traveled to central Appalachia to talk to locals about the so-called “War on Coal.” They trekked across nine counties in West Virginia and eastern Kentucky, recorded
As meteorologists look to the latest heat wave scorching the Southwest, Houston’s history-making floods have all but dropped from the news cycle. And yet, parts of the city are still reeling from the deluge. America’s fourth-largest
Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and one of the stars of Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously, recently took time out to answer kids’ questions about climate change. The result was as instructive as it was endearing.
Imagine a world where wildlife drawn to six-pack rings aren't slowly killed, but treated to a delicious snack. Well, Saltwater Brewery in Florida has made that dream a reality. Their new six-pack
There is wide-eyed, furry-faced, newborn bison making headlines. In his infinite cuteness, he is teaching us an important lesson about nature. Last week, a pair of visitors to Yellowstone National Park took
Last month, dignitaries from 175 countries applied the final seal of approval to the Paris Climate Agreement, setting a course for a low-carbon future. Experts say that, to meet the goals laid
When we think about food waste, our minds usually turn to the people those discarded meals could feed. But that's not the only consequence. Researchers at the University of Texas uncovered another problem with
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Three women, three stories. Ursula Rakova In Papua New Guinea, the Carteret islands are drowning in the rising sea. The people who live there traditionally have relied on taro for food, but
Former U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres has credited faith groups for helping to advance the Paris Climate Agreement by supporting “holistic, equitable, but above all, ambitious climate action.” Now, faith leaders are
Leonardo DiCaprio made headlines this week for calling climate change “the most urgent threat facing our entire species” in his Oscar acceptance speech. The longtime Hollywood heartthrob isn’t alone in his attitudes toward climate
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