Coffee drinkers, be warned. Global coffee bean harvests are in peril, in part from rising temperatures.
A British study says consumers must be able to make sustainable choices more easily on products containing palm oil.
Fears that the supply of cocoa beans will dry up lead a confectionery giant to create a plan to help farmers have a sustainable future.
The Truthdig columnist interviews Hansen, a climatology expert, about the catastrophic effects of climate change and potential political and economic solutions.
As he fights demands for him to resign, President Michel Temer is making concessions that weaken the country's commitment to fight global warming.
Halting tree-felling and land clearance is not enough to save tropical rainforests without restoration programs in degraded areas, scientists say.
New legislation planned in Brazil will encourage deforestation -- despite serious drought already contributing to a big increase in fires destroying vast areas of forest.
A new study shows that political will is all that is needed to stop the chainsaws and bulldozers that are destroying tropical forests and contributing to global warming.
Analysts say the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of the world’s poorest countries, has more credible plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from forestry than several more-developed states.
U.N. studies show that the combined effects of degraded farmland and the felling and burning of trees are costing the planet trillions of dollars in ecosystem losses.