The conversion of wilderness for urban growth, agriculture and pasture has already caused losses of perhaps one species in 10 in ecosystems disturbed by humankind.
Meeting the world's energy needs "must not destroy civilization," Pope Francis says at an energy conference at the Vatican.
The latest research shows that carbon emissions from Irish homes are the highest in the 28-member European Union. Large-scale use of coal, peat and oil is blamed.
Basic needs for all can probably be met sustainably, a new study finds—but a higher level of life satisfaction may be incompatible with a sustainable planet.
For the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a harsh faith justified executing “witches” and burning living Native American women and children.
Rep. Devin Nunes' constituents in central California care little about his controversial memo on the Russia probe. They care more about Nunes' championing of farmers' rights.
One former lobbyist now leads the department's deregulatory team, and visitor logs show old ties remain strong.
In this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer interviews "Food Evolution" filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy. [Transcript added]
A new study shows that increasing heat will affect the health and productivity of workers in Europe as well as in the world’s hottest regions.