"Mass timber” construction is gaining ground, although not all environmentalists agree on its potential for slowing climate change.
Worsening heatwaves are taking a heavier toll on rich as well as poor countries, according to an annual ranking that measures the damage done by extreme weather to human life and economies.
Human health is paying the price of the world's failure to curb global warming, the World Health Organization warned on Tuesday, urging governments at U.N. climate talks to cut climate-changing emissions faster and provide funds to address growing threats.
Governments face a struggle at a United Nations summit in Spain next week to inject momentum into efforts to curb global warming, dogged by lack of consensus, U.S. scepticism and disruptive protests demanding more action.
In the wake of two years of devastating wildfires in California, Wall Street is incorporating a new risk metric when evaluating companies: climate resiliency.
Brazil's carbon emissions have remained stable despite an increase in deforestation because they were offset by a larger use of clean energy sources such as ethanol and wind power, a report said on Tuesday.
Glaciers will melt faster than current models on climate change account for as algae blooms colonize them and reduce their ability to reflect the sun's heat, scientists studying glaciers said.
The Trump administration's rollback of U.S. clean car standards is "commercially suicidal" and will cost consumers billions of dollars, former California Governor Jerry Brown will tell Congress.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Bolivia's largest city, turning up heat on President Evo Morales as they voiced outrage over his government's response to wildfires that have razed broad swaths of the country's forests this year.
Korindo, a major palm oil operator in Indonesia's Papua region, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to delay the publication of a report highlighting its various violations there.
Inside the battle for the forest's future - and ours - as Brazilian ranchers and farmers vow to protect their way of life at any cost.
A maverick journalist in this isolated Brazilian ranching town warned his readers last month that the surrounding Amazon was about to go up in flames.
H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires.
"Beekeeping has been something I've done for all my life. It's one of those things that gets in your blood and once it's in your blood, it's hard to shake it."
How powerful institutions are criminalizing populations by locking people up and deeming them undeserving of clean air, water and healthy housing.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
Researchers say federal agencies use highly inaccurate tests to estimate exposure to BPA—findings that extend to multiple other harmful chemicals that get into our bodies