Known as India’s Silicon Valley, Bangalore has seen explosive growth over the past several years. At the same time, climate change has nearly drained the city’s overstressed water resources.   In Wired, Samanth Subramanian reports on the “water mafia,” businesses that tap…

While an estimated 200,000 climate change protesters descended on Washington DC for a sweltering Saturday of protest, researchers focused on the new field of planetary health gathered in Boston.  

Rural Bangladesh faces a crisis as climate change threatens freshwater sources. The overwhelming burden is on women who are traditionally responsible for maintaining household supplies. They may walk an hour each way to stand in line for water, sometimes multiple times a…

To document climate change’s effects on the fight against mosquitoes, Maryn McKenna turned to Texas. The best defenses rest on individual actions, like clearing garbage and pools of water—strategies that tend to place a heavy burden on poor families.  

Before the March for Science on Saturday in Washington DC, the scientists and friends got creative. They bought posterboards, brainstormed and came up with some superb signs. (Okay, some printed out the standard signs but they were probably busy discovering something very…

WASHINGTON DC—Sometimes drizzling and sometimes pummeling, H2O couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of scientists and supporters who flocked to Washington DC for Saturday’s March for Science—one of 600 such events taking place worldwide.

In their newly released book, CLIMATE OF HOPE, Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope train their focus on the practical steps that cities, business, and citizens can do to save the planet from climate change—with or without help from national…

Surrounded by a group of coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order yesterday directing the EPA to ease rules on building coal-fired power plants and ordering the Interior Department to end the moratorium on new coal mines on federal lands.   Trump’s promise to…

China’s deadly outdoor air pollution has many citizens willing to devote portions of their salaries to improve air quality, says new research by Xi Chen, an assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health. Chen and his colleagues estimated the relationship between…

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren analyzes the deep-seated denial on climate change on exhibit in America in part II of this Q&A with GHN. (In case you missed it, you can find Part I here).