Politics of death: Muscovites march to save city's green lungs

Jun 25, 2017

Politics of death: Muscovites march to save city's green lungs

Yaroslav Nikitenko, a 29-year-old physicist and environmental activist, woke up on April 12 to a frightening sight.Graffiti daubed next to the door of his Moscow apartment read, ‘Shut the hell up or …” and alongside it was a drawing of a gravestone bearing Nikitenko’s ...

Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Jun 22, 2017

Heat wave scorches Europe from London to Siberia

Europe sizzled in a continent-wide heat wave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain’s hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal battled to stamp out deadly forest fires.More than 1,000 firefighters were still fighting to control the flames that broke out in central Portugal ...

Kerry, Gore denounce Trump for exiting Paris climate accord

/ Jun 5, 2017

Kerry, Gore denounce Trump for exiting Paris climate accord

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate accord, Sunday blasted President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement to cut carbon emissions.“When Donald Trump says to the world, well, we’re going to negotiate a better deal… that’s like O.J. ...

First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

/ Jun 4, 2017

First U.N. talks to save oceans is set to kick off

World leaders will convene at U.N. headquarters this week for the first major bid to solve the toughest problems facing our oceans, from coral bleaching to plastic pollution, overfishing and rising seas due to climate change.The Ocean Conference in New York from Monday to ...

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Jun 3, 2017

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

State governors, city mayors and powerful companies united Friday in defiance of President Donald Trump’s pledge to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord, pledging to meet greenhouse gas emission targets regardless.A majority of Americans in every state, or 69 percent ...