Taiwan beekeepers battle to cash in on pure honey buzz

2016-10-23 21:31

Under a shady starfruit tree Taiwanese beekeeper Jiang Hwan-bin tends his hives, pumping out pure honey for a rapidly growing market of health-conscious consumers.

New US radar site may drown

2016-10-18 18:49

Scientists say rising seas from global warming could threaten a nearly $1 billion radar installation that the US Air Force is building in the Pacific to track dangerous space junk.

Nations agree on phase-out of greenhouse gases

2016-10-16 17:27

Representatives from almost 200 countries have reached an agreement on the phase-out of potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners.

Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests

2016-10-11 21:22

A new study on Western forest fires confirms what is already apparent - wildfire seasons are getting longer and more destructive.

Emissions of key greenhouse gas far higher than thought - study

2016-10-06 20:47

Global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane may be double current estimates, posing an added challenge in the fight against climate change, researchers say.

Paris climate agreement to take effect in 30 days

2016-10-05 19:14

The Paris agreement on climate change will enter into force in 30 days, after the number of countries ratifying the accord surpassed a key threshold.

Obama, DiCaprio team up against climate change

2016-10-04 14:07

President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio have teamed up on the White House South Lawn to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.

EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

2016-09-30 16:58

EU environment ministers have agreed to fast-track the ratification of the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, despite the fact that some national parliaments have yet to approve the deal.

Melting Greenland ice may expose US 'spy city' waste

2016-09-27 17:32

A snow-covered former US army base, built in 1959 in Greenland and which even sported a test railway, could leak pollutants into the environment as the climate changes, raising difficult questions over who is responsible for a clean-up.

World leaders to focus on refugee crisis, Syria at UN

2016-09-19 10:14

World leaders meeting at the UN will be trying to make progress on two intractable problems at the top of the global agenda - the biggest refugee crisis since WWII and the Syrian conflict, now in its sixth year.


WATCH: Food for the future

2016-10-23 06:00

Ever thought about how climate change influences the food you see on grocery shelves?

Climate change could push 122 million into extreme poverty

2016-10-18 12:34

Climate change could sink up to 122 million more people into extreme poverty by 2030, mostly in South Asia and Africa.

WATCH: Food for the future

2016-10-16 06:00

Ever thought about how climate change influences the food you see on grocery shelves?

Washington voters to decide on nation's first carbon tax

2016-10-09 20:35

An initiative on the November ballot asks Washington voters whether the state should impose the nation's first direct carbon tax on the burning of fossil fuels such as coal.

Climate treaty ratified in race against the clock

2016-10-06 10:12

The historic Paris climate pact has dashed across the ratification finish line to diplomatic cheers.

Poll finds vast gaps in US climate views

2016-10-04 21:26

The American public is sharply divided on the issue of climate change, with liberals far more likely than conservatives to trust scientists on the science of global warming, a poll has shown.

Paris climate deal: Where are we now?

2016-10-02 22:21

India's ratification of the Paris climate agreement brings the ambitious global warming deal a big step closer to coming into effect.

Pence breaks ranks with Trump on climate change

2016-09-27 20:25

Donald Trump's running mate is breaking with the Republican presidential nominee's claim that climate change is not the result of human activity.

Experts see few paths for planet-saving climate goal

2016-09-22 19:41

The global target to prevent climate catastrophe, crafted at a landmark summit last year in Paris, will be very difficult if not impossible to hit, say some of the world's top scientists.

Obama: Oceans key to protecting planet from climate change

2016-09-15 22:12

President Barack Obama says he created the first monument in the Atlantic Ocean because the planet cannot be protected without protecting its oceans.

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