As E.U. touts Green Deal, watchdogs press for details
The world's elite gave a warm reception to the European Green Deal in Davos, Switzerland, this week, while environmental watchdogs focused on the sprawling plan's many unanswered questions.
Warming worsens African food shortage — U.N. report
The world's largest relief agency is mobilizing the biggest food drive in its history to help 45 million sub-Saharan Africans at risk of hunger or starvation.
Economists warn of climate dangers to global markets
A slowing global economy could be further inhibited by climate change, economists at the United Nations and International Monetary Fund warn in two new reports.
Is it getting too hot for tennis at the Australian Open?
An Australian environmental advocacy group is recommending that the Australian Open tennis tournament be moved to cooler months, warning that increasingly sweltering summers Down Under will eventually become unbearable for athletes.
Australia finally gets rain as officials plan fire recovery
Rain finally started to fall yesterday on fire-devastated Australia, and today's forecast calls for heavy showers that could bring relief to firefighters battling the country's bush fire emergency.