In 2018, the World Health Organization and the World Bank co-convened the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), an independent group of experts focused on global health emergencies. On...
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Over a dozen towns and cities in eastern Australia are fast approaching Day Zero — the day that the last of the drinking water runs dry. As global climate change intensifies, Australia has been hit...
An increasing number of children in the UK are being treated by healthcare professionals for “eco-anxiety,” a growing sense of fear over climate change and impending environmental disasters, the...
The number of international migrants in the world — currently 3.5 percent of people on Earth — is now increasing at a faster pace than the entire population of the planet. The official U.N. tally...
As the global climate change catastrophe gets worse and worse, engineering a more favorable planet with environmentally-altering technologies often seems like a good plan B. But geoengineering...
A new algae bioreactor can suck as much carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere as roughly an acre of forest — potentially giving dense cities a new weapon in the fight to prevent catastrophic climate...
On its surface, the plan was simple: gene-hack mosquitoes to make them harmless, mix them with disease-spreading bugs in the wild, and watch the population drop off. Unfortunately, that didn’t...
Residents of the Russian town Kiselyovsk have a simple request for Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: let us in. That’s because the town, infamous for its jet-black, coal-polluted snow has...
Climate change has the global food supply on the brink of disaster, prompting some experts to suggest humans look for alternatives to traditional sources of sustenance. Most of the time, they mean...