Jun 15, 2017

Hundreds of new Amazon dams would be 'massively' destructive, study says

Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil’s Amazon basin — three times the existing number — would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather, an international team of researchers warned Wednesday. Writing in the journal Nature, the scientists unveiled a Dam ...

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 ...