Despite the uptick in occurrence and intensity of climate change disasters, there remains a lack of data-driven research regarding the mental health impacts on survivors—of which there are many.

With scant resources and a tight timeframe—just over a decade—to reach 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, a “nexus approach” could unlock solutions to multiple challenges simultaneously.  

With scant resources and a tight timeframe—just over a decade—to reach 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets, a “nexus approach” could unlock solutions to multiple challenges simultaneously.

The goals of the Paris climate agreement are wildly out of reach, according to a sweeping UN report released Sunday. There is “no documented historic precedent” for the changes needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, raising questions about the feasibility of…

Climate scientists say Australia has effectively left the Paris climate pact by abandoning a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions.

People in cities along American Southwest’s “heat belt” are used to high temperatures, but climate change and urban development are making life hotter and harder. “It is killing people, and it’s making people sick to a higher and higher degree,” says Kim Knowlton of the…

CAPE TOWN—With a dozen empty plastic water jugs slung over her shoulders, Rukayah Salie hurries across a busy road in Muizenberg just outside of Cape Town, South Africa and joins the thirsty Capetonians queued up to collect free, clean drinking water from the roadside tap…

Heatwaves have created “urban furnaces” that disproportionately affect the poor, separating the world into “the Cool Haves and the Hot Have-Nots,” reports the Guardian in a sweeping series.   Most heatwave research has centered on the West, but a team of Guardian reporters…

A PNAS study presents an urgent warning: Crossing a series of critical thresholds could push the Earth into nearly uninhabitable “hellish hothouse conditions” in the next century.

MONTRÉAL—“When you have more, you have to give more.” That advice, from Québec's Chief Public Health Officer Horacio Arruda, aptly described his audience of medical students attending a health inequities forum at the International Federation of Medical Students’…