In Texas, dry years reveal a momentous confrontation as residents encounter the menacing consequence of runaway growth.
Joe Biden released a plan Tuesday aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America's energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035.
As countries begin rolling out plans to restart their economies, the three biggest producers of planet-warming gases — the European Union, the United States and China — are writing scripts that push humanity in very different directions.
To make the reductions required, what's needed is a new approach that creates incentives for leading countries and industries to spark transformative technological revolutions.
Population growth is leveling off in most areas due to rising affluence and advances in women's education and family planning.
In a world first, researchers at ZSL and UCL compared changes in bird and mammal populations with socio-economic trends in low- and lower-middle income countries over the past 20 years.
Researchers estimate a climate effort in the Northeast U.S. helped the region reduce toxic air pollution and avoid hundreds of asthma and autism cases, preterm births, and low birth weights.