Brazil’s leading climatologist wants to change the way businesses view the Amazon. If standing trees become more valuable than cleared land, the forest can recover and continue to absorb greenhouse gases.
Big landowners along the Brazilian Amazon's 'arc of deforestation' are pushing the government to ease regulations, spelling disaster in the battle to preserve the world's largest tropical forest.
When a major storm hit Shishmaref, Alaska, in 2005, the town became a poster child for climate change in the Arctic. But the story here starts way before that storm.
The world's greatest forest used to absorb greenhouse gases. Now, it may be emitting them.
The fight for clean air has emerged from numerous directions. The law, in particular, has proven to be a necessary and sometimes surprising tool.
In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.
Student fellow Caron Creigton speaks with Bisrat Geryasus, director of the Eritrean Women’s Center, a grassroots organization in South Tel Aviv.
Turkish intelligence agents repatriated five Turkish nationals in Kosovo, sparking debate on President Erdogan's crackdown on the Gulenist movement and Turkey's complicated relationship with Kosovo.
Melissa Bunni Elian discusses Afropunk and black identity across the globe on the Real Photo Show podcast.
This month on the Undark podcast: the toll of human-caused wildfires, rescuing snakes to prevent human-animal conflict, and capturing the impacts of an ambient killer.
The New York Times' podcast 'The Daily' speaks with Nathaniel Rich about the decade when we almost stopped climate change.
On PRI's The World, Vivienne Walt discusses her and Sebastian Meyer's recent story "Blood, Sweat, and Batteries," which documents the children working in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.