Their high greenhouse gas emissions, environmental impact, and regional conflicts over water sharing offer a clear answer.
The EPA's proposal to tackle lead in drinking water does not go far enough.
Recent blazes in Chile and Argentina have highlighted the need for better environmental laws as the climate crisis deepens.
Conservationists are cleaning up cooking to help save Uganda’s last forests.
In Review: The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth
Evidence from 15 million outages raises questions about recovery times.
A Jordanian engineer has a plan, and an app, to stop a plague of weevils.
A documentary, 'Razing Liberty Square,' examines the plight of families in Liberty City as developers ‘revitalize’ community on desirable higher land.
As climate change worsens wildfires, smoke exposure may increasingly add to infectious disease risks.
Researchers look to machines to better hear freshwater ecosystems.
Corn and rice, key ingredients of basic dishes in Venezuelan gastronomy, are getting harder to produce.
Local groups point to disproportionate impact on Indigenous communities in a region with a long history of extraction.
The Makah and Shoalwater Bay Tribes’ lawsuits could signal a new avenue for tribal governments to recover climate costs.