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For the first time, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked an environmental risk -- climate change -- as the most severe economic risk facing the world. Global Risks Report 2016 says climate change is compounding and intensifying other social, economic, and humanitarian stresses such as mass migration.
After five decades of its existence and as an alliance that consists of 28 independent countries -- including three permanent UN Security Council members -- the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is one of the largest and the strongest collective defense alliance of its kind.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council - Alaska (ICC-AK) recently released a report that strongly tied the protection of traditional aspects of culture to the protection of the natural environment.
Two years on, we've seen the beginnings of what could be that revolution: The commitments made in the Wilmar policy have become the new benchmark for responsible commodity agriculture, and have been adopted by major companies.
Having an emissions reduction agreement on paper is only the first step; policymakers and leaders must now move decisively to protect the advances in human development and poverty reduction already threatened by environmental degradation and climate change.
By Paul Bunje We at XPRIZE take aim at the world's Grand Challenges and inspire people to solve them. Among these challenges, climate change stands...
In terms of COP21, the ISIS bombings backfired and there was a boomerang effect. The sympathetic eyes of the entire world were on Paris, which gave an enormous and unprecedented media boost to the climate conference and treaty talks.
David Bowie told Vanity Fair in 1998 that his idea of perfect happiness was reading, and he certainly looks happy in the iconic poster from the American Library Association. Go, and do thou likewise.
While it's more than fair to tear into Ted Cruz and Donald Trump for denying basic science, it's impossible to win the fight for the climate by simply lambasting the right.
Bernie Sanders' campaign has been very busy since Sunday night's Democratic debate, first defending Sanders' health care plan against attacks from Hillary Clinton and now defending climate scientists against attacks by Donald Trump.
At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.
Last year ended on a high note with an historic climate agreement in Paris. It was the best Christmas gift that the world -- and I -- could get.
In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.