“The challenge is huge, it is existential, and there is very little time.” Another dire warning on climate change was handed down today, this time from Britain’s International Development Committee. A damning House of Commons report insists that climate change take center…

As environmental change increasingly puts global health at risk, The Lancet is marking Earth Day by asking clinicians to put their commitment to planetary health in writing, and use their voices to galvanize individual and collective action.

Hospitals focused on saving lives undermine their mission with their excessive waste and contributions to harmful fossil fuel emissions, writes Pats Oliva of Health Care Without Harm Asia.   “Hospitals contribute to climate change, and climate change is threatening to undo…

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, scored a major victory yesterday. EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled a proposal to spend hundreds of billions of euros on mitigating climate change beginning in 2021, Reuters reports.  

The idyllic Micronesian island of Kiribati, next door to French Polynesia (Tahiti) and boasting one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the world, is a tropical paradise. It’s hard to believe that its people are expected to become some of the world’s first climate change…

“Climate gentrification,” coined by Harvard’s Jesse Keenan, refers to the accelerated swell of housing costs after a storm or fire razes lower-income communities and developers rush in to erect “resilient luxury housing.” It’s also when residents of expensive coastal…

Rapid population growth and global warming are combining to dramatically threaten food security in Africa’s Sahel region—but solutions go hand-in-hand, too.   In Niamey, Niger, Sani Ayouba, who founded Jeunes Volontaires pour l’Environnement (Young Volunteers for the…

A few days into 2019, ClimateAdam is in the early stages of Veganuary

The US teamed up with Saudi Arabia and Russia to challenge language embracing a landmark global warming report at the COP24 global climate summit in Poland this weekend.   The outlying countries wanted to “note” the report’s existence, rather than “welcome” the report,…

Greenhouse gas emissions are accelerating like a “speeding freight train” in 2018, rising for the 5 straight years, according to 1 of 2 new studies published this week as climate talks continue in Poland.