Exactly 146 days after leaving home in El Salvador, a petite, soft-spoken woman named Yolanda sat in a Texas courtroom seeking to reunite with her one-year-old grandson and teenage daughter, separated when they crossed the Mexican border.
From El Salvador to Texas, navigating US asylum maze
Europe is set to feel the heat as a sizzling heatwave is expected to bring temperatures as high as 40°C to parts of the continent next week.
Europe braces for 40°C temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave
Angry residents fight in queues at water taps, lakes have been turned into barren moonscapes and restaurants are cutting back on meals as the worst drought in living memory grips India's Chennai.
Dry lakebeds and fights for water as drought grips India's Chennai
In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere.
With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate
A two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago. Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there’s inadequate food, water and sanitation for the 250 infants, children and teens at the Border Patrol station.
Migrant children describe neglect at Texas border facility
A growing number of UK teachers want their pupils to learn more about the climate crisis and are calling for environmental training so they can prepare children for a rapidly changing world, according to a poll.
British teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows
Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full ‘weaponry’ of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic.
Southeast Asian nations aim to curb plastic debris
Researchers have found no link between exposure to emissions from municipal waste incinerators (MWIs) and infant deaths or reduced fetal growth.
Major study finds no conclusive links to health effects from waste incinerators
For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, Britain is set to obtain more power from zero-carbon sources than fossil fuels.
'Clean electricity' will dominate power supply in UK

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