March 20, 2014
The northern reaches of the planet are melting at a pace few nations can afford to ignore, yielding potentially lucrative returns in energy, minerals, and shipping. But debate is mounting over whethe…
July 1, 2016
The Amazon rainforest absorbs more greenhouse gases than any other tropical forest. But in Brazil, deforestation has claimed nearly a fifth of its tree cover, which threatens biodiversity and contrib…
September 3, 2008
An in-depth, multimedia look at climate change, its global impact, and efforts to combat it.
April 4, 2019
Japan's constitutional debate is about not simply the document's past but also the nation's ability to respond to twenty-first-century challenges.