US President Barack Obama viewed Alaska's Exit Glacier, in a bid to drive home the impact climate change is already having on America.
Barack Obama arrives in Alaska for a trip aimed at highlighting the pace of climate change. But not everyone in this oil-rich state is welcoming the US president with open arms.
Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that countries must "accelerate the rhythm of negotiations" on capping global warming ahead of an international climate conference in Paris in December.
Tourists perch perilously on a volcano's edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tropical Storm Danny swirled toward the Caribbean Sunday as forecasters warned that some popular vacation destinations could see downpours.
Hurricane Danny strengthened into a major category 3 storm as it churned in the central Atlantic but forecasters expect it to weaken.
Brazil and Germany threw their weight behind the push for a global climate agreement later this year and stressed the vital importance of defending the Amazon jungle from deforestation.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rated 140 cities by livability. Kazakhstan's Almaty got the 100th place.
Breaking with the president she hopes to succeed, Hillary Clinton expressed her opposition Tuesday to Arctic oil exploration.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott defended Australia's carbon pollution reduction target as in line with those of other countries after the nation's climate change authority criticised the goal as "disappointing".
Karachaganak Petroleum Operating has been fined for improper storage of 64.22 tons of liquid waste at Karachaganak field.
Pope Francis has established an annual day of global prayer "for the Care of Creation" to boost support for the environment.
Foreign experts have finally presented their preliminary findings into the tragic pestilence of hundreds of thousands of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan.
Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in Taiwan ripping up trees and tearing down billboards as it battered the island with fierce winds and torrential rain.
President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.
Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France.
Some coral species are better at adapting to climate change than others, and they may be able to pass their hardy DNA onto the next generation.
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