World Bank to Focus Future Investment on Clean Energy

Wind farm

World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim.

5 Striking Things We’ve Learned About Pesticides in California


Pesticides have been linked to everything from bee deaths to the hole in the ozone layer.

“So Little Time Between Hope and Death”

A Kashmiri Muslim man carries an electric transformer through floodwaters. Dar Yasin/AP

This fall, Kashmir saw its worst floods in more than half a century. My family and I barely survived them.

Is the US-China Climate Pact as Big a Deal as It Seems?

The Chinese and American presidents in Beijing on Wednesday. Andy Wong/AP

The deal doesn’t mean that global climate negotiations will succeed. But it means they’re no longer guaranteed to fail.

Here’s What It Looks Like When a Typhoon Devastates Your City


One year ago, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines.


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