The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn't touch. And that's not all bad.
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit.
Thanks to overfishing, pollution, climate change, and terrible governance, the largest ecosystem on the planet is close to collapse.
Rising sea levels will displace millions of people over the next century. In Bangladesh, the mass migration has already begun.
Can Canada's indigenous communities stop Prime Minister Stephen Harper from turning the country into a petrostate?
First ethnic violence, now flooding. Can Kosovar Serbs catch a break?
In Central Asia, nations turn on nations and neighbors turn on neighbors -- all for a precious drop to drink.
Is Beijing suddenly getting on board in the fight against global warming?
But now the question is: Will it survive 2016?
The new rules would clean up the energy sector by 2030, but have sparked bipartisan outrage already.
The Obama administration's ambitious new clean energy policy has the coal industry on the warpath.
Farmland is contaminated, tourism is down, and companies are packing up. Beijing's first step needs to be admitting that it has an environmental crisis.
An area that produces more than half of China's grain is losing its water.
The massive city of Chongqing is changing so fast that past and future are colliding.
The latest U.N. report says that the darling climate strategy isn't working. But that doesn't mean it's dead. For climate advocates, those are fighting words.
Why Brazil is the most dangerous place in the world to be a tree-hugger.
A local Chinese contamination scare triggers an international blame game.
Remembering photographer Anja Niedringhaus; Protesters clash with police in Athens; and Balinese young people celebrate the Kissing Festival.
Can anyone de-wonkify climate change warnings and actually get people to listen?
A new outbreak of NIMBY protests hits China's streets, and its Internet.
If the United States is going to help Western allies neutralize Russia's energy stranglehold, it needs to get to the root of why so many people fear fracking.
Melting glaciers and superstorms won't matter if the world can't feed itself.
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
Berlin is saying "nein" to nukes, and trying to run Europe's largest economy on wind and solar instead. It's not quite working.
Is the Japanese government finally giving up on resettling Fukushima’s radioactive ghost town?