In this chronically struggling city along the Hudson River, residents beset by poverty, high crime and boarded-up homes now have an entirely new worry -- that their tap water may have exposed them to a chemical linked to cancer.
Thousands of Moroccans and foreigners marched on Marrakesh Sunday to demand "climate justice" from global envoys gathered for U.N. talks on staving off worst-case-scenario global warming.
As he surveys his acres of charred farmland outside New Delhi, Ishwar Singh has little sympathy for people choking in India's capital or any reason to stop the fires that are fueling pollution.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he will continue his efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on global warming until the day President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan. 20.
Most life on Earth is already being changed by the warming climate, even though the rise in global temperature since pre-industrial times has been rather slight, researchers warned on Thursday.
The United States will likely fail to meet its pledges under the landmark Paris climate pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, analysts said Thursday on the margin of U.N. climate talks.
Faith group leaders, supported by Nobel Peace Prize laureates Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama, called Thursday on sovereign wealth and pension funds to pull out from fossil fuel investments.
Stunned participants at U.N. climate talks in Marrakesh insisted Wednesday that climate change denier Donald Trump cannot derail the global shift to clean energy, although some called his victory in U.S. presidential elections a "disaster."
Conservationists dressed in crane costumes have helped bring the graceful gray birds back to Britain's wetlands after they were hunted to near extinction as a delicacy in the Middle Ages.
Air quality in central and southern Taiwan was poor on Tuesday, with fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5) in Yunlin County hitting hazardous levels, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said.