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Gina McCarthy: No 'political will' for action on climate change

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy discusses the recent IPCC report warning of catastrophic climate change in just 12 years.

Gina McCarthy: No 'political will' for action on climate change

United Kingdom

London summit scrutinises $23bn global wildlife trafficking

Wildlife trafficking is the fourth-most lucrative transnational crime after drugs, weapons and human trafficking.

101 East

China's War On Waste

China needs to modernise trash management. Does this mean edging out small-time scavengers? 101 East investigates.

Health

Judge mulls slashing $290m award in Roundup cancer case

California judge considers greatly reducing jurors' award of $290m to cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup.

Judge mulls slashing $290m award in Roundup cancer case

Environment

IPCC concludes Paris accord is not enough to limit global warming

Little has been done to counter man's release of global warming gases. Here are the consequences if we continue to fail.

IPCC concludes Paris accord is not enough to limit global warming

Environment

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Herders are attempting to stop the degradation of grass upon which their animals depend.

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Asia Pacific

Protests against Sydney Opera House promoting horse race

Opera House was promoting the world’s richest horse race, opponents said racing encourages animal cruelty and gambling.

Opinion

Mexico is on the verge of a major human disaster

Mexico City's controversial new airport promises growth at the expense of human progress and the environment.

Paloma Martinez

by Paloma Martinez
- Jason Hickel

Paloma Martinez

Africa

Senegal faces water shortage crisis

Some 25 percent of Senegal's population lacks basic access to water, but some fear the government's solution could make matters worse.

Asia Pacific

Some signs of life returning to normal after Indonesia's tsunami

More than 10 days since the disaster, thousands still missing and government will halt search for victims on Thursday.

Asia

Afghanistan water shortage displaces thousands in Badghis

An Al Jazeera exclusive report on the drought forcing three million people into makeshift camps in Afghanistan.

Weather

Innovative project to rid ocean of plastics launched

A giant plastic collector is currently being towed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch between California and Hawaii.

Innovative project to rid ocean of plastics launched

India

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

At the first International Solar Alliance summit, Modi says role of 'oil wells today will be that of the sun tomorrow'.

Solar Alliance can replace OPEC as key energy supplier: Modi

Africa

The deadly cost of DR Congo's pollution

Many say new ban on manufacturing and sale of plastic bags and bottles is not enough to tackle rubbish crisis.

Indonesia

'Feels like a dead city': Tsunami toll climbs

At least 1,234 people killed in the quake and tsunami disaster as people in parts of Palu city struggle to receive aid.

Indonesia quake, tsunami toll jumps to 1,234: Disaster agency