Image by Alex MacLean. Canada, 2014.
June 9, 2014 by Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean

Alberta’s oil sands region is at the heart of the KeystoneXL pipeline controversy. A project built on aerial photographs from 1,000 feet up brings into sharp focus the project's scale—and stakes.

Image by Joanne Silberner. Fiji, 2014.
May 7, 2014 by Joanne Silberner

Climate change has already destroyed homes and crops. But what is it doing to mental health?

Image by Jonathan Vigliotti. Greenland, 2013.
May 1, 2014 by Jonathan Vigliotti

Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.

Image by Justin Catanoso. Peru, 2013.
August 27, 2013 by Justin Catanoso

In the most biologically diverse place on earth, rising temperatures are causing trees and plants to adapt. Can they do so fast enough?

July 30, 2013 by Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

August 1, 2012 by Sean Gallagher

Rising temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau in western China are causing melting glaciers and environmental degradation, threatening the vulnerable communities that inhabit the roof of the world.

April 10, 2012 by Simeon Tegel

From Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, climate change is gripping Latin America. Simeon Tegel reports on the human consequences of drought, hurricanes, and melting glaciers.

February 16, 2012 by Bobby Bascomb

The Sahara is steadily advancing south into the Sahel region of Africa, but leaders of 11 African nations hope to plant a Great Green Wall of trees to block the world’s largest desert.

March 5, 2010 by Dan Grossman, Ruxandra Guidi

Scientists are certain that Earth is suffering impacts of global warming, and that these impacts will become increasingly dire. Americans, in contrast, are growing less concerned.

November 20, 2009 by Sara Peach

Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change.

September 18, 2009 by Rebecca Byerly

Kashmir, the ruggedly beautiful mountainous region that lies along the India-Pakistan border, was long known as 'paradise on earth,' but in recent decades it has been more like hell.

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September 15, 2009 by Dan Grossman

Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate...