Logging of West African old growth forests in Gabon (AN/David Stanley)
March 31, 2021
Old-growth tropical forest losses rose 12 percent in 2020 accelerated by commerce and climate-related factors, according to Global Forest Watch.
Foreign ministers meeting at NATO's headquarters in Brussels (AN/NATO)
March 23, 2021
Foreign ministers to NATO agreed to elevate the importance of global warming and other major environmental threats in military planning and strategy.
Gulls flock on a garbage truck in Dorset, U.K., collecting food waste to convert to biogas and fertilizer (AN/Andrew Bone)
March 4, 2021
While one-in-10 people on the planet suffers chronic hunger, the world wastes about 17 percent of all the food that is produced each year, UNEP reported.
A collapsed block of permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska (AN/Benjamin Jones)
February 26, 2021
The world’s promised cuts in greenhouse gases come nowhere close to fulfilling the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to a new U.N. analysis.
San Francisco's City Hall goes green in December 2020 to honor five years of the 2015 Paris Agreement (AN/Dana Brown)
February 19, 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron led a chorus of world leaders and advocates in celebrating the United States’ official return to the 2015 Paris Agreement.
A hiker on Romania's Ciucaș Peak (AN/David Marcu)
February 18, 2021
In a new major report, the U.N. Environment Program recommended a “scientific blueprint” for governments to tackle three environmental crises at once.
A Mediterranean seabed near the Balearic Islands archipelago (AN/Andrey Arkhipov)
February 10, 2021
Allowing mining companies to tap deep sea deposits beneath international waters poses too many underwater risks, a global environmental group reported.
Michael Bloomberg at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit (AN/Nikki Ritcher)
February 5, 2021
Michael Bloomberg was reappointed to the role of U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres’ special envoy on climate ambition and solutions.
A British climate strike at Bristol in September 2019 (AN/Sam Saunders)
January 27, 2021
A U.N. survey found 64 percent of 1.2 million people polled in 50 nations — all of them video gamers — called climate change a global emergency.
John Kerry, the new U.S. presidential envoy, addresses the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 (AN/CAS 2021)
January 25, 2021
A global summit’s mood was perhaps best reflected in the U.N. chief beaming at the new U.S. climate envoy’s pledge to restore American climate leadership.