Water is already scarce on Cape Verde, a small island nation off Africa's west coast, as climate change exacerbates aridity. The government is trying to solve the problem with desalination plants. But the water is very costly for inhabitants.
People have been praying for water since time immemorial. As supplies to the Afghan capital Kabul reach dangerously low levels, the city government hopes religious leaders can help. But not how you may think.
Meat would actually cost about triple its current market price if we factored in its environmental impact. Could a "meat tax" cut consumption and help do what needs to be done to fight climate change?
Increasing droughts around the world may reduce barley yields, resulting in shortages of beer, a fall in global consumption and a rise in prices for the beloved beverage around the world, a new study finds.
Massive wildfires are taking a toll on communities throughout the American West, destroying homes and communities. Some people, however, have made a business model out of it. But is this playing with fire?
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