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climate

New, Dire Climate Models Say the Planet Warms Faster Than We Thought

Two new models say the Earth is even more sensitive to emissions than we thought, and humanity has to work even harder to meet Paris agreement targets.
Madeleine Gregory
3 days ago
climate change

UN Says Humans Must Transform Our Diets and Land Use to Save the Planet

"For the first time, the world’s top scientists have confirmed what we have always known: respecting the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities is an immediate and actionable climate change solution."
Terri Hansen
8.8.19
Saudi Arabia

U.N.: “Credible Evidence” Saudi Crown Prince Was Involved in Khashoggi Execution

A report by a U.N. investigator called for further investigation of Mohammad bin Salman, and for sanctions on his personal assets.
David Gilbert
6.19.19
war on women

UN Slams U.S. Abortion Laws as "Extremist Hate" and "Torture"

"This is gender-based violence against women, no question."
Tim Marcin
6.6.19
climate change

Catastrophic Temperature Rise In the Arctic Is 'Locked In,' UN Report Says

“What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic.”
Sarah Emerson
3.14.19
climate change

Environmental Laws Won’t Fix Climate Change Unless We Enforce Them, New UN Report Says

UN Environment investigated environmental protection laws around the world from 1972 through 2017 and found the biggest challenge is a failure to properly enforce the laws.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.24.19
Yemen

A ceasefire has stopped fighting in Yemen's Hodeidah

“The problem is that the forces have yet to disengage, and when they're close up to each other they are liable to respond to anything they see as a provocation.”
David Gilbert
12.18.18
climate change

Devastating UN Report: CO2 Emissions Must Go to Zero By 2050 to Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change

The IPCC's '1.5 Degree Report' paints a dire picture that suggests we must fundamentally change the nature of society in the next decade.
Caroline Haskins
10.8.18
climate change

Saving the world from catastrophic climate change will not be cheap

"ACT NOW IDIOTS"
David Gilbert
10.8.18
VICE News

The U.N. just called for Myanmar’s military to be prosecuted for genocide

The report documents a harrowing list of crimes, including murder, imprisonment, torture, rape, sexual slavery, and persecution.
David Gilbert
8.27.18
Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley really isn't "confused" about Russia sanctions

“With all due respect, I don’t get confused.”
David Gilbert
4.18.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.
VICE Staff
3.14.18
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