“UN: Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids’ lives, future”

“Around 12 million of the most affected children live in and around the powerful river systems which regularly burst their banks, UNICEF’s Dhaka spokesman, Jean-Jacques Simon, told the AP. “In the big cities … thousands of children arrive… Read More

“15 Things You Probably Don’t Recycle, But Should”

“On Friday waves of youth protests rippled across the United Kingdom calling for climate action. This movement emerged just one month after a global youth strike where more than a million students took to the street and demanded… Read More

“While the rich world braces for future climate change, the poor world is already being devastated by it”

“Known for its busy port and views of the Indian Ocean, the 19th-century city used to be the fourth largest in the country. Now Beira will go down in history as being “90% wiped out” by global warming,… Read More

“Tracking the relationship between the oil supermajors and climate change”

“The oil supermajors — Chevron, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Total — want you to know they get climate change, and they are working on it. After all: BP changed its name in 2000 to “Beyond Petroleum”… Read More

“Climate Change is Impacting Indigenous Peoples Around the World”

“Last October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report on climate change. It showed the consequences of inevitable global warming and the drastic action needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, which aims to… Read More

“Electronic waste is recycled in appalling conditions in India”

“Electronic waste is recycled in appalling conditions in India The world produces 50 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) per year, according to a recent UN report, but only 20% is formally recycled. Much of the… Read More

“Why insect populations are plummeting—and why it matters”

“ROCKY MOUNTAIN LOCUSTS once gathered in such large numbers that they blotted out the sun over the Great Plains, rivaling the famous bison herds in size and appetite. In the summer of 1875, for example, a swarm of… Read More

“A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about”

“Worms may not have spines, but they’re doing some back-breaking sewer work in more than 4,000 toilets across India. Since 2015, a creative new type of toilet called the Tiger Toilet has been popping up outside homes and… Read More

“Climate change research produced reasons for concern and hope in 2018”

“The past year brought multiple extreme events to the US, including devastating wildfires to California and deadly hurricanes on the east coast. These are the types of extreme weather events that a 2018 study by Noah Diffenbaugh, the… Read More

“Changing climate forces desperate Guatemalans to migrate”

“JOCOTÁN, CHIQUIMULA, GUATEMALAEduardo Méndez López lifts his gaze to the sky, hoping to see clouds laden with rain. After months of subsisting almost exclusively on plain corn tortillas and salt, his eyes and cheeks appear sunken in, his… Read More