Women activists take part in a march ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference, known as the COP21 summit, in Bogota, Colombia November 29, 2015.  (Photo by Jose Miguel Gomeza for Reuters.)

Nations most at risk urge warming cap stricter than COP21 goal

Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.
Nov 30, 2015
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan Aug. 26, 2015. (Photo by REUTERS.)

U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban grab district

Taliban fighters have made recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade routes.
Aug 26, 2015
The EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard requires a growing percentage of alternative fuels to be mixed in to commercial gasoline. But some of these supposedly green alternatives come with their own environmental impacts. (Photo by Branden Eastwood)

The (other) oil industry greenwashes de-forestation in Indonesia

It is a shock to think of Indonesia as the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. How could a country that boasts one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems be spewing out more carbon and methane than economic powerhouses such as Germany and Japan? The answer lies in the forest. Or what’s left of […]
Nov 21, 2012