Gender rights advocates see the UN's Sustainable Development Goals as an opportunity to address the unique ways women are impacted by climate change around the world.
The finding could set off a new round of studies into glyphosate, which is a leading ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup and has been found by many studies to be safe for human use.
Critics say its draft Sustainable Development Goals fail to deal with the world's richest 1 percent, who are poised to accumulate half of the world's wealth in 2016, according to Oxfam America.
An elephant is killed for its tusks every fifteen minutes, leading to a 69 percent decline in the number of animals since 1980.
Following an 'airpocalypse' in 2013, the Chinese central government announced strict air quality goals — which remain far out of reach in many cities.
Low cost alternatives, such as wind, solar, and natural gas, and skepticism about safety have stymied a promised renaissance in nuclear energy production.
The United States is the second largest market for ivory, trailing only China, and conservationists crushed a ton of it on Friday in the heart of New York City.
Thirteen of the world's 37 largest aquifers are severely stressed, according to a comprehensive study of the world's water supply, and shortages could exacerbate social unrest.
For the first time since its accident prone 2012 attempt, Shell plans to conduct exploratory drilling operations in the Arctic Ocean.
Temperatures for the month were over seven degrees warmer than the 20th-century average — the latest in a two-year streak of broken temperature and precipitation records.
Environmentalists and energy companies are both pleased with the agency's latest report on the controversial drilling technique.
A recent World Wildlife Fund census found as many as 540 Siberian tigers living in Russia’s eastern forests, which is up from no more than 40 in the mid-twentieth century.
State officials in Texas and Oklahoma sign prohibitions on local fracking bans; But Maryland joins New York in prohibiting the oil and natural gas drilling technique.
In the span of two to three weeks, about half of the world's saiga antelope died, with 100 percent mortality in some populations.
The International Monetary Fund says the $5.3 trillion in subsidies this year is more than that spent globally on health care.
Iowa Scientists Want Climate Change to be High on the Agenda During the State's 2016 Presidential Primary
Nearly 200 researchers issued a statement on Monday tying recent extreme weather events in Iowa to climate change and urging voters to pressure candidates on the issue.
The US Federal Emergency Management Agency says it will withhold disaster mitigation grants from states that don't plan for more extreme weather events and sea level rise.
Four years into a historic drought, water consumption is down just 3.6 percent compared to last year — far shy of the 20 percent goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.
Despite a string of sometimes deadly explosions, the US Department of Transportation will allow the rail industry to transport crude oil in aging tanker cars for another two years.
A University of Connecticut study says climate change is putting species especially at risk in South America, Australia, and New Zealand.