Counting the Cost

Could a green recovery create jobs and reduce extreme poverty?

We examine the potential for a green economy to create jobs while combatting the climate crisis.

AJ Impact

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

Researchers linked deforestation to a 5 to 10 percent drop in corn yields in Brazil's largest grains-producing region.

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

AJ Impact

DC sues oil majors for 'misleading' consumers on climate change

The lawsuit brought by District of Columbia's attorney general comes a day after Minnesota filed a similar lawsuit.

DC sues oil majors for 'misleading' consumers on climate change

AJ Impact

Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch, petroleum body over climate change

Lawsuit is latest in series of legal challenges targeting fossil fuel firms for their alleged role in global warming.

Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch, petroleum body over climate change

AJ Impact

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

As renewable energy costs plummet, Poland's governing party has gone from a blocker to a booster of wind farms.

Poland's energy U-turn: Gov't steps up efforts to reduce coal use

AJ Impact

Can this investor campaign help reverse climate change?

Group of major funds is pressing oil firms to take full stock of risks climate change poses to future profitability.

Investors press oil giants to come clean on climate risks

AJ Impact

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon

Seven firms told Reuters they will divest funds if they do not see progress in resolving the Amazon's deforestation.

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon

The Green Read

Will we be able to flatten the climate curve?

As the world invests in post-COVID recovery, we need to make plans to manage the still dire effects of climate change.

Will we be able to flatten the climate curve?

AJ Impact

Brazil deforested 10,000 square km of Amazon rainforest in 2019

The 34 percent increase is worse than previously reported in 2019, involving an area about the size of Lebanon.

Brazil deforested 10,000 square km of Amazon rainforest in 2019

Global Warming

Millions at risk as melting Pakistan glaciers raise flood fears

As ice melts, there is risk of large glacial lakes bursting through banks and creating deadly flash floods downstream.

Millions at risk as melting Pakistan glaciers raise flood fears

AJ Impact

Trump administration completes rollback of emissions rules

Regulatory changes set stage for legal battle between Trump administration and states over fuel emissions rules.

Trump administration completes rollback of emissions rules

Climate Change

World hits record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in air

Chief greenhouse gas averaged record levels in May despite reduced emissions amid coronavirus pandemic.

Environment

Five films to watch on World Environment Day

The executive producer of Al Jazeera's award-winning environmental solutions series, earthrise, shares her top picks.

Five films to watch on World Environment Day

Opinion

The 'green' new deal should not be a new imperial masterplan

Plans for a 'green' post-coronavirus recovery that ignore the Global South cannot tackle the climate crisis.

Keston K Perry

by Keston K Perry

Keston K Perry

The Green Read

From jellyfish to elephants, biodiversity keeps the world turning

But with a million species at risk of extinction the interlocked web of life is under threat.

From jellyfish to elephants, biodiversity keeps the world turning