An old male reindeer weathers a heavy snow storm.
The winter of 2018-19 claimed 200 reindeer in Svalbard, Norway, according to a recent census.
School climate strikes in London, February 2019.
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I have studied radical environmental groups for years – they will be key to keeping government honest.
Tourism, that quintessentially elitist pursuit, is now responsible for almost 8 percent of global CO₂ emissions.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
It's natural to feel powerless against climate breakdown. But transforming pain into action can be infectious, and might just tip the balance towards a healthy climate.
The aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Climate change means more cyclones are hitting southern Africa.
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The Green Climate Fund mostly goes to middle-income countries that offer a return on investment.
Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Mozambique.
Climate change is an emergency which will hurt the planet's most vulnerable people – the only irrational response is cool detachment.
Devastation in Sofala Province, central Mozambique.
From New Orleans to Haiti to Mozambique, global inequality plays a major role in making disasters deadly.
The Flint Hills Resources oil refinery, near downtown Houston.
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The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
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The latest UN climate talks were ultimately hindered by their focus on nation-states, obscuring who is actually responsible for emissions.
The movement to kickstart a radical transformation of our society has begun. For the sake of our children – and their children – it must succeed.
Nauru’s people are struggling in the face of environmental change.
Nauru is best known as a site of Australian offshore asylum detention. But everyone on the island - not just refugees - is struggling with the issue of environmental change that threatens their lives and homes.
Poor tropical nations are likely to feel the effects of climate change most acutely.
Global warming will be most noticeable where the weather doesn't normally vary much, such as the tropics. But these places are also home to many of the world's poorest and least culpable nations.
After a long run of devastating typhoons, one country is holding the world's biggest corporations to account on climate change.
Breezy Point, New York off the coast of Long Island after the storm surge from Superstorm Sandy.
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Five years after Superstorm Sandy, we see how disadvantaged social groups suffered more from the storm before and after – much as we're seeing in Hurricanes Harvey and Maria.
Cape Town offers is an example of one city balancing resilience and justice.
If resilience efforts don't consider justice issues, they will end up making those who are the most in need the least resilient.
In December, protesters in Standing Rock, North Dakota scored a big victory against a pipeline builder, yet the underlying problems have not been addressed.
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A Native American scholar explains why so little has changed despite the apparent victory of protesters opposing the North Dakota Access Pipeline protest.
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe protest construction of an oil pipeline near their reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
What is the months-long North Dakota Access Pipeline protest really about? A Native American scholar connects the dots to environmental justice and the legacy of U.S. colonialism.
Should a future parent consider the impact more people will have on the Earth?
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A philosopher of 'procreation ethics' at the center of a controversy over having kids explains why we can't ignore the population question in an era of climate change.
A woman in Burkina Faso collects firewood. Developing nations – and particularly women in these nations – are more vulnerable to climate change, and have less ability to adapt.
Climate justice is becoming an increasingly important part of climate action.
Mary Robinson, former Irish president, is a key proponent of “climate justice”
The burden of mitigating and adapting to climate change must be shared between all parts of society.