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  1. File photo of shopper walking down aisle in newly opened Walmart Neighborhood Market in Chicago

    Commentary: Walmart goes green, but grapples with what is 'sustainable enough' for shoppers

    Walmart's push for sustainability practices has seen promising early results, say two researchers.
  2. Police officers search for survivors from a house damaged by a landslide caused by an earthquake in

    Commentary: No respite for disaster-weary Japan

    But there are ways to mitigate the impact of these hazards and improve Japanese society’s resilience, say two experts at the Earth Observatory of ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Environmental activists protest in front of the United Nations Conference Centre in Ban

    'Good progress' at Bangkok climate talks on draft Paris accord rules: UN official

    A United Nations climate change meeting in Bangkok made good progress on drafting a 'rule book' for the implementation of the 2015 Paris accord ...
  4. Talks in Bangkok have foundered over the key issue of how efforts to limit climate change are funded

    Nations round on US, allies as UN climate talks wrap up

    Developing countries rounded on the United States and its allies at emergency climate talks Sunday, accusing the world's richest nations of ...
  5. Maldives capital island

    Climate negotiator warns world 'out of time' to save islands

  6. A keeper stands next to a llama during the Annual Stocktake at ZSL London Zoo in London

    Commentary: The London Zoo helps animals with this one simple act

    Zoos can help conservation efforts assess how vulnerable some species might be to climate change, habitat loss and other threats, says one researcher.
  7. The monsoon rains upon which farmers in the southwestern state depend for their food and livelihoods

    India's devastating rains match climate change forecasts

    Once-a-century rains that have pounded the Indian state of Kerala and displaced 1.3 million people are in line with the predictions of climate ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Podium awaits the arrival of U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to address st

    Trump administration proposes rolling back Obama's Clean Power Plan

    The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed replacing the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's regulatory efforts ...
  9. plastic bag

    Commentary: Our reluctance to part with plastic bag stems from a 'yeah-but' mentality

    Many know how plastic can be harmful to the environment, yet it seems most of us are still resistant to change, which is stalling progress on bag ...
  10. Running tap water is seen in Flint, a city struggling with the effects of lead-poisoned drinking wa

    Commentary: Think outside of the box to tackle water scarcity

    To truly tackle water scarcity, we need to rethink the different aspects of water management, says one observer.