Farmers across India are striving to meet growing demands for improved crop yields while also reducing use of costly energy, water, and fertilizers – all in the face of a changing climate.
Dan Grossman traveled to Hamburg and Rotterdam to see how the two European cities could be a model for the United States in preparing for the rising seas. It turns out we still have much to learn.
Government insider Qu Geping spent 30 years paving the way for a green movement—establishing laws to regulate pollution and enabling ordinary Chinese to participate in environmental planning.
Chinese activist Ma Jun uses transparency and mapping tools to fight his country's industrial polluters.
Climate change activist Ma Jun is successfully fighting factory pollution in China, but should the U.S. pay for the cleanup?
In Beijing a tiny NGO is taking on global corporations and harnessing people power in a campaign to clean up polluting factories in China.
For centuries, Rotterdam and Hamburg have had to contend with the threat of storm surges and floods. As sea levels rise, planners are looking at innovative ways to make these cities more resilient.
Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.
In Costa Rica a Bribri community is cultivating a recycling initiative to protect their fragile tropical ecosystem from what they believe are the damaging effects of climate change.
Native people in Alaska and Russia store their whale meat and other traditional foods in permafrost. Their underground freezers are thawing, causing food problems.
The island nation of Kiribati is one of the world's most vulnerable to rising sea levels. But residents may have to leave well before the ocean claims their homes.
Church leaders from around the globe have made a 10-point appeal urging real and immediate action on climate change by world leaders meeting in Paris this December.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)