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Kids call for climate action at a "Fridays for Future" protest in Leipzig, Germany in August.

Germany’s considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers

German politicians are considering a controversial tax on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health.
Around 600 cruise ships dock in Venice, Italy, every year.

7 places being ruined by cruise ships

Here are seven places that have been negatively impacted by cruise ships, and how they're working to recover.
Stranded train passengers in India ahead of Cyclone Fani.

Climate disasters have already displaced 7 million people this year, nearly twice as many as conflict — here are the countries hit hardest

In the first six months of 2019, climate and natural disasters have displaced 7 million people — more than the first half of any other year.
A still from Heathrow Pause's video shows a drone failing to take off.

London’s Heathrow Airport appears to have worked out how to jam drone signals to stop climate-change protesters from shutting down its airspace

A video posted by the campaign group Heathrow Pause shows activists about to launch drones near the West London airport. But when they try, none work.
A sample of minced meat in a test tube.

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It’s not the first time a scientist has sugge...

As our food supply faces more stress, behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund said, humans might consider eating corpses.
In an opinion column published Sunday, journalist and author Jonathan Franzen writes that the destruction of the planet by human-induced climate change is inevitable and that environmentalists and climate change activists are delusional for trying to stop it.

Scientists blast Jonathan Franzen’s ‘climate doomist’ opinion column as ‘the worst piece on climate change’

"It's hard to imagine major outlets publishing essays declaring efforts to reduce poverty hopeless," said John Upton, an editor at Climate Central.
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates pose together before the start of the second night of the second U.S. 2020 presidential Democratic candidates debate in Detroit, Michigan, July 31, 2019.

What the 10 Democrats running for president each think the US should do about climate change

Democratic primary candidates each discussed how they'd address climate change as president during a CNN town hall this week.
New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got 2020 Democrats talking about climate change, but their plans to address it diverge wildly

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal brought star-power to the issue of climate change. But Democrats are still unclear on how to address it.
A Deltec home remains standing in Mexico Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Michael.

These round homes have survived every major hurricane in the last 50 years, including Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Take a look.

Deltec Homes' round, aerodynamic designs have withstood previous hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Michael.
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Dover, New Hampshire, on September 1, 2019.

Bernie Sanders said birth control can help fight climate change. Here’s why it’s such a thorny issue.

Bernie Sanders caused a stir at the CNN climate change town hall after saying reproductive rights and birth control could help fight climate change.