The Native American tribe at the center of protests against an oil pipeline in North Dakota reacted angrily Wednesday to the resumption of construction on lands the tribe considers sacred.
The Paris Agreement included groundbreaking text on the need for a mechanism to help identify risks beyond adaptation and support the victims of climate-related loss and damage—but how exactly it will work remains unclear. ...
India's ratification of the Paris climate agreement on Sunday brings the ambitious global warming deal a big step closer to coming into effect.
Only a small share of Congolese villagers is the driving force behind most of the deforestation. They're not felling trees to feed their families, but to increase their quality of life. These findings are based on fieldwork ...
The black soldier fly is a veritable eating machine – at least in its larval stage. Despite its rather martial name, it's not an insect that would ever do anyone any harm. Its larvae feed on rotting organic material such ...
Big cities worldwide have expanded faster than their rapid transit systems, leading to higher levels of pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and commuter misery, a report released Tuesday showed.
Despite tensions over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Russia and the West have maintained a strong working relationship in the Arctic and Canada's new Liberal government is looking to further bolster that cooperation.
Algae blooms are forcing the closure of shellfish beds around New England, including most of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island and much of the coast of Maine.
New research suggests that "flash droughts"—like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012—could be predicted months in advance using soil moisture and snowpack data.
Wood has a largely favourable environmental effect. A study of the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" recommends using wood more widely as a source of energy and as a building material.