Warming since preindustrial times has made the extreme heat in South Asia, now in its third month, at least 30 times more likely.
Voters rejected the deny-and-delay approach that has made Australia a global laggard on emission cuts. But how far the new government will go remains to be seen.
Plus President Biden’s trip to Asia and catastrophic floods in India and Bangladesh.
Heavy rains have washed away towns, villages and infrastructure, as extreme weather events become more common in South Asia.
The puzzling coronavirus cases highlight ongoing surveillance challenges and blind spots.
The Northeast, from Delaware to Maine, has the highest likelihood of being extra-hot, along with parts of the West.
Ambitious goals, messaging and enforcement put the nation at the top of the sustainability pack, serving as a model as the World Economic Forum pushes to end plastic waste.
Many values espoused by the World Economic Forum — globalization, liberalism, free market capitalism, representative democracy — are under attack.
While voters are most focused on cost-of-living issues, the opposition Labor Party has made the election a referendum on the conduct of Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Production problems in China and Elon Musk’s pursuit of Twitter are leading investors to wonder whether the electric car company is worth as much as they thought.
Corporate climate pledges are everywhere. Some are solid, others definitely are not.
As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.
More than 1,200 species of arachnids are part of a largely unregulated global marketplace, according to a new study.
Skiing, hiking and dogsledding will never be the same in Svalbard, Norway, which has warmed more than twice as quickly as the rest of the Arctic. The islands may be isolated, but the changes aren’t.
S&P cited racial discrimination claims in deciding to exclude the electric carmaker from a listing of socially responsible companies.
Now guarding trees in Lower Manhattan, the poet and author of “Chelsea Girls” says: “Things that might have once been corny to me don’t feel corny anymore.”
Carbon credits could eventually play an important role in fighting climate change, but right now a few dollars’ worth won’t change much.
In Europe, “rewilding” is aiding the reintroduction of key animal species, including bison, which visitors can track in the forests and meadows of western Romania.
Meet Shawn Seipler, the founder of Clean the World. The nonprofit recycles partially used soap left behind from hotel guests for those in need.
A new proposal would significantly rewrite E.U. rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets.