Climate change is bringing heavier rain and bigger storms — new challenges for old cities. Efforts in Amsterdam to "rainproof" the city may provide insight in addressing similar issues in New Orleans.
For years, the Dutch built levees, artificial barriers to keep water out. In the face of climate change and rising sea levels, they are reversing the process, and returning to nature.
Like New Orleans, Rotterdam is coping with heavier rains and bigger storms brought about by changing climate.
From Mato Grosso to Pará, how rural Brazil provides one of the food commodities China needs most.
Climate change is bringing new threats and the Dutch are trying some unusual approaches in response.
Private prisons are looking to push costs down, despite complaints of underpaid and overworked staff.
Evanston, Wyoming is struggling to thrive in a boom and bust economy. Amid this, a private prison company's proposal to build a detention center in the town sparked debate among locals.
The Dutch have long been the proud tamers of rivers, building vast networks of levees that kept the rising waters separated from farms and cities.
Oil rigs may soon be coming to the nation’s largest wildlife refuge. We find out what that could mean to the people who live there.
The Solomon Islands, once a South Pacific paradise of blue lagoons, and emerald forests are severely affected by climate change.
A story with immense explanatory power touching on geopolitics, the rise of China and the power of Chinese consumers—and of course, climate change.
The journal Nature reports that a key bulwark against runaway climate change is breaking down.