Jan 9, 2018

Bats' brains boil in Australia heatwave

Hundreds of bats have died in sweltering conditions in Australia, with many dropping from their perches as the scorching temperatures "fried their brains," wildlife officials said Tuesday. A record-breaking heatwave saw the mercury rise to 45 Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) in Sydney's western suburb of Campbelltown ...

| Jan 2, 2018

Can agriculture stem its effects on climate in 2018?


After Rene Castro-Salazar attended the first U.N.-led climate talks in Berlin in 1985 as Costa Rica's environment and energy minister, he tried to talk about agriculture and climate change — but few wanted to join the conversation. "There was always opposition — and we couldn't ...