Climate change may drastically increase the risk of simultaneous cyclones and storm surges striking populous coastlines around the world.
Not cutting emissions of greenhouse gases could mean driving the planet across systemic boundaries from which there would be no return. Not cutting emissions of greenhouse gases could mean driving the planet across systemic boundaries from which there would be no return.
The killing of tribal leaders trying to defend their Amazon rainforest lands from illegal logging has put Peru’s president under pressure ahead of next month’s U.N. climate conference.
Scientists have come up with a prescription of taxes and incentives to address the Amazon rainforest’s health problems and cut greenhouse gases by encouraging Brazil's cattle farmers to make more efficient use of pasture land.
Terrorized by gunmen, loggers, drug traffickers and encroaching farmers, the 355 surviving members of the Amazonian Awá tribe face extinction if the Brazilian government and the international community fail to protect them from what a Brazilian judge termed "a real genocide."