'Black carbon' from rainforest fires is settling on glaciers and making them melt faster, according to new research.
Brazilian evangelicals are politically conservative, but they still believe in climate change. Turning them into climate activists, however, will be a challenge for the environmentalist movement.
Hundreds of bishops, priests, missionaries and tribal leaders are at the Vatican for the Synod of the Amazon, a three-week meeting focused on the environmental crisis threatening Amazonian peoples.
California's new plan to fight global climate change is innovative. But it raises tricky ethical questions with no easy answers.
Reversing the damage from fires in Brazil's rainforest is not as simple as allowing trees to grow back. Decades of research shows how fires degrade their long-term health and utility.
The monster trees are almost 90m tall, and may make the Amazon's northeast a much greater carbon sink than previously thought.
The Amazon will take a lifetime to recover from this year's fires – if it ever does.
Rainforest fires heat the planet, but the degraded forest left behind has far more consequences for the local environment.
You didn't cause the fires, but you can help prevent them spreading.
Fire doesn't have to be destructive. For many in the Amazon, it is part of their livelihood and culture.
What the Amazon fires mean for Jair Bolsonaro politically.
While the world watches the Brazilian Amazon burn, across the border in Bolivia it’s also ablaze.
The Amazon is burning at record levels, and land clearing is to blame. The good news: we already know what we need to do to stop it.
Brazil's deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options.
Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders have asked the EU to demand tougher imports standards to protect Brazil's rainforests, wetlands and savannahs.
Wild animals don't mind humans in their habitats, so long as they make as little noise as possible.
Though best remembered for her role in the doomed German Revolution, Rosa Luxemburg's theories on how capitalism exploits people and nature need hearing today.
Brazil's new president wants to sacrifice the environment, but he faces some constraints.
Brazil's president-elect wants to roll back environmental laws, saying they hurt rural growth. But preventing Amazonian deforestation has actually made farmland more productive.
This election may be the spark needed for a radical environmental politics.