Drought is serious in the Pacific Northwest. With it looms another wildfire season and extreme heat. What do we know?
So much here this month. New friends, Assembly actions for Climate Care, a sermon for the Sunday of the Holy Trinity, and more, more, more . . .
A major United Nations report will declare that slashing emissions of methane, the main component of natural gas, is far more vital than previously thought.
Poor nations would be particularly hard hit, but few would escape, Swiss Re said. The findings could influence how the industry prices insurance and invests its mammoth portfolios.
Signs of new life are everywhere. Jesus is risen! The sun is shining. Life is good.
With dozens of countries struggling to manage both staggering debt and mounting climate disasters, some financial leaders are calling for green debt relief.
Heavy rainfall on Saturday night that continued into Sunday morning flooded roads and neighborhoods, prompting dozens of rescues. Flash flood warnings were still in effect on Sunday for parts of Middle Tennessee.
Easter, Passover and Ramadan will be a little less lonely this year as more people get vaccinated. But experts say we can’t let down our guard just yet.
One year. More than 500,000 dead. What did the United States do wrong in handling Covid-19? What needs to be rethought? We asked scientists, public health experts and health advocates to tell us about mistakes, missed chances and oversights — and how to prepare for the next pandemic. Responses are edited for length and clarity.
With widespread immunity essential to ending the pandemic, priests, imams, rabbis and swamis are successfully urging their congregations to get the shots. Many people trust them more than they trust health officials.