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?
Some of the most advanced countries in the world are increasingly rejecting climate change. But where did they get this idea? America, it seems.
The Sochi Olympic Games spell the end of the rope for Russia's wilderness vigilantes.
Images of the seaside spa town cherished by generations of Russians. Will it survive the Olympics?
Why the controversy around the Sochi Olympics could turn out to be a good thing for Russia.
How a $50 million graft scandal is pushing Malawi even closer to environmental catastrophe.
Six events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2014.
Europe wants to replicate America's shale gas boom. Will it succeed?
Chinese people do not think a state media article about "five surprising benefits" to deadly pollution is funny.
60 years ago, London was even more polluted than Beijing is today.
Russia's activists are battered and demoralized. But not everyone has given up.
The peculiar tale of the Russian town that draws its livelihood from a carcinogenic mineral.
Embroiled in a nasty legal fight over the South China Sea, Beijing is putting Manila on notice -- even in the midst of tragedy.
Snapshots of life in a Siberian town that's lost its livelihood.
Time has finally run out for the town of Baikalsk.
It's not just the United States. Democracies around the world are facing a crisis of faith.