Weather disasters no longer occur in a vacuum, and it didn’t take long before the debate over the role of climate change in …
The warmest winter on record has created conditions for a perfect firestorm
Rescue operations in the devastating Uttarakhand floods, which killed at least 822 people and displaced tens of thousands in the northern Indian state, is due to end on Friday after 11 days. But with thousands of people — most …
It was a fitting time to talk about the weather. With some 700 dead in the massive floods that have hit the northeastern state of Uttarakhand, new torrents of rain and landslides put rescue efforts on hold on Monday. At least …
Generous government subsidies have helped Germany build a world-leading renewable-energy industry. But is all that wind and solar worth the cost?
North Korea raises the stakes, glacial ice that took 1,600 years to form has melted in just 25 years in Peru’s Andes and a flagship Indian jobs program has been defrauded of around $10 billion by local officials
Typhoons in the Philippines are reflecting a rapid deteriorating of the country’s climatic trends, an anonymous donor sends gold bars to survivors of Japan’s 2011 tsunami and a new party is launched in South Africa
From Syrian rebels to polar bears, global stakeholders hope for changes after Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election
On deck for Thursday: Russians participate in risky clinical trials to receive medical care, a Filipino priest will be investigated for possible links to elephant ivory smuggling, news from the UN General Assembly and U.K. Flooding
Tricky relations with an emerging Arab public, Netanyahu’s shaming rhetoric and a growing China-Japan spat. What’s to love about the U.N. for a President whose appointment with his electorate is just weeks away?
Russia kicks out USAID; French satirical magazine publishes offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
Climate scientists are trying figure out how environmental changes are affecting the yearly monsoons — and the lives of millions