A Human Rights Watch report shows how access to clean water remains a severe problem for millions of Bangladeshis two decades after gaining international attention.
The US State Department Maintains a Hands-Off Approach to Honduras, Despite Wave of Activist Murders
Over 100 activists have been killed in Honduras since 2009, including two leading environmental and indigenous rights campaigners in the past month.
Researchers say record-breaking temperatures and a lack of rain could have played a role in the outbreak of the virus in Brazil — and its spread to other countries.
For the second Friday in a row, the White House says it's updating a 30-year-old rule coving the fossil fuel industry — And, for the second time in two weeks, environmentalists say it's a good start.
The moratorium comes amidst a string of major coal company bankruptcy filings and increasing federal regulation of fossil fuel emissions.
The anti-government militia, led by Ammon Bundy, is occupying an important plot of land along the Pacific Flyway — one of four north-south migratory bird routes in North America.
Uncontrolled methane leaks in California and Texas highlight the uncertainty about the claim that natural gas is less damaging to the Earth's climate than coal.
One conservation group wants men included in family planning decisions, which could have a positive impact on the environment — not everyone is convinced, though.
The Democratic presidential candidate follows Bernie Sanders and several members of Congress calling for an investigation following media accounts alleging the company has long know fossil fuel burning causes global warming.
The companies, including BP, Royal Dutch Shell, and Statoil, support holding temperature rise to within 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — but environmental groups are critical of the lack of details.
Speaking during his first state visit to Washington, Chinese President Xi Jinping committed to a national cap-and-trade program, which will begin in 2017, and he pledged $3.1 billion to help developing countries adapt to a warming planet.
Ninty-eight percent of fires today are suppressed before they reach 300 acres, but the 2 percent that escape containment account for 97 percent of fire fighting costs and total area burned.