Whether in a pandemic or a hurricane, inequality and underfunded infrastructure are bad for disaster preparedness.
Dangerous heat and humidity could affect 1.2 billion people by the turn of the century if global warming goes unchecked, scientists say.
A growing number of studies show that warming temperatures are increasing mortality. Researchers warn that heat stress could become a major factor in future extinctions.
Like the Amazon, the Congo Basin rainforest is turning from carbon “sink" to source, a new study says.
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.