Deforestation of Brazilian savanna surged 25% in a year

Deforestation in the world’s most biologically diverse savanna, the Brazilian Cerrado, rose by around 25% in the 12 months through July from the previous period, two people familiar with the still unreleased government data told Reuters.

COP27 agreement on loss and damage fund

The COP27 climate summit has agreed to set up a fund to help poor countries being impacted by the effects of climate change.

'Stand and deliver,' UN chief tells COP27

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres says it’s time to stop finger pointing and get a deal done at the COP27 climate summit.

Israel rushes to protect marine life as Mediterranean warms

Between the cliffs and crags of Israel's submerged prehistoric coastline, a Mediterranean ecosystem is surging back to life.

In brutal drought, Kenyan herders look for hope underground

Letoyie Leroshi walked for five days hunting water. After three years of drought in Samburu County, Kenya, the riverbeds were bone-dry.

Climate crisis about 'very life of planet'

US President Joe Biden says global warming poses an existential threat to the planet in an address to the COP27 summit in Egypt.

NASA launch of moon rocket delayed again by tropical weather

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (AP) - NASA is again postponing the launch of its new moon rocket because of a storm threatening the Florida coast.