Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is the most-repeated goal in the fight against climate change. But as each new year is among recorded history’s hottest, is it still a viable one?
Talking about compensation for damages from climate change has been taboo at climate talks. That’s starting to change.
The speaker of parliament of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, spoke to The World's environment editor Carolyn Beeler in Glasgow, Scotland, about what's at stake.
Saudi Arabia’s economy was built on oil. Now, faced with growing global pressure to replace fossil fuel with cleaner energy, the kingdom has announced plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2060.
More than 170 major companies have pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050, with many counting on carbon offsets and carbon trading programs to help them reach that goal. But critics say offsets are not nearly enough to address the danger to the planet from continually rising greenhouse gas emissions.
More than 100 countries pledge to end deforestation in the coming decade during the COP26 conference in Glasgow. Also, A deadly explosion at a military hospital kills at least 19 people in Afghanistan. And, Yahoo pulls out of China.
Here's what you need to know about the big UN climate summit in Glasgow.
African countries emit less than 3% of the world’s greenhouse gasses, but are feeling some of the biggest impacts from climate change. In West Africa, and across the continent, many citizens are already feeling the impact of climate change on a daily basis, with more frequent periods of drought and heavy rains threatening agricultural production.
The legislation is designed to help the US meet its targets set under the Paris climate accord to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade.
For insight into Kerry's brand of climate diplomacy and the outcome of the talks, The World's host Carol Hills spoke with David Wade, who served as Kerry's chief of staff when the diplomat was secretary of state.