Australia Urged to Formally Recognise Climate Change Refugee Status

Building beach barriers on Kiribati. Global Environment Facility (GEF)/Flickr

Refugee Council says new category would protect those fleeing the effects of global warming and warns Australian government to prepare for thousands forced from low-lying Pacific islands.

For Cleveland, Climate Change Could Mean Tons of Toxic Green Algae


Look out, Cleveland.

Are Fuel Exports Driving Up the Price of Gas?


Yes, they probably are. But here’s why that’s OK.

This Town Was Almost Blown Off the Map


Now it’s back, and super green.

Selling Solar Power in India’s Slums

Honza Soukup/Flickr

The country is fast outgrowing its electric grid. Are small-scale solar projects the solution?


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