Most Americans see weather disasters worsening

World / Science & Health Sep 6, 2019

Most Americans see weather disasters worsening

Nearly three-quarters of Americans see weather disasters, like Hurricane Dorian, worsening and most of them blame global warming to some extent, a new poll finds. And scientists say they're right. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey shows 72 percent of Americans think catastrophic ...

Democrat candidates put climate crisis at heart of 2020 race

World / Politics Sep 6, 2019

Democrat candidates put climate crisis at heart of 2020 race

Democrats seeking to oust climate skeptic Donald Trump from the White House are placing the "existential threat" of a warming planet front and center for the 2020 presidential contests. With a rampaging Hurricane Dorian not far from the minds of many Americans, 10 Democratic presidential ...

Climate and post-conflict peace on pope's Africa agenda

World / Social Issues Sep 4, 2019

Climate and post-conflict peace on pope's Africa agenda

Pope Francis heads this week to the southern African nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, visiting some of the world's poorest countries in a region hard hit by some of his biggest concerns: conflict, corruption and climate change. The Sept. 4-10 trip is Francis' second ...