February 16, 2010
After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as a low-carbon way to meet growing electricity demands. Global construction of new reactors is on the rise, but there still exists a…
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…
November 2, 2017
Peace negotiators often overlook a proven strategy to reduce conflict and advance stability: include women.
September 3, 2008
An in-depth, multimedia look at climate change, its global impact, and efforts to combat it.