Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed climate change as a longstanding trend, suggesting that modern societies could adapt to a changing environment, possibly with people moving to different places.
Native Americans' use of fire to manage vegetation in what is now the Eastern US was more profound than previously believed, according to a Penn State researcher who determined that forest composition change in the region was caused more by land use than climate change.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called it the defining issue of our time: Climate change is moving to the center stage at the United Nations, three years after the Paris agreement went into force.
Even if the majority of people see weeds as a persistent problem, a farmer has discovered that they can make the dry and tarnished soil fertile again, while they also eat up atmospheric carbon. Accordingly, weeds can help us curb climate change and its effects.
The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardizing cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming.
While Cyclone Fani is putting millions at risk in India and Bangladesh, Mozambique is still recovering from back-to-back cyclones that tore through the region in March and April, causing serious damage to the lives of thousands of children. These powerful storms should be an urgent wakeup call to world leaders on the grave risks that extreme weather events pose to the lives of children.