The World Bank is to pay for Guyana's oil laws to be rewritten by a legal firm that has regularly worked for ExxonMobil, just as the US producer prepares to extract as much as 8bn barrels of oil off the country's coast.
The G20 group of the world's wealthiest nations have agreed for the first time to collectively sound the alarm over the threat to the financial system posed by the climate emergency.
A division of the World Bank has just made its first so-called "green loan" to a bank in Vietnam, meant for businesses to help with environmental problems in a nation that has one of the world's highest emissions rates relative to its economy.
Protesters plan to take to the District's streets Friday morning, blocking roads around the World Bank headquarters and possibly disrupting the commute.
Climate change is here, disrupting our lives, changing crop cycles, and bringing about destruction, drought and death in various parts of the world.
World Bank Group announced Thursday it is providing USD$22.5 billion to Africa for climate mitigation and adaptation across five years beginning with 2021, adding to the $17 billion already committed.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.