The UN Climate Pact That Leaders Are Signing on Earth Day Isn't Enough to Save the Planet
Leaders from more than 160 nations will mark Earth Day at the United Nations, putting their signatures to an international climate change agreement aimed at heading off dangerous changes to Earth's climate.
We're Changing the Climate at an 'Unprecedented' Rate
The rate of change to Earth's climate is unlike any time in modern history, says the World Meteorological Organization, as US and UK researchers say carbon emissions are higher than in 66 million years.
The Number of Wildfires In Alaska Has Doubled Since the 1950s
The surface area burned each year has increased ten-fold since the mid-20th century, which releases vast amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.