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Putin followed Trump’s lead and criticized 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the latest world leader to criticize climate activist Greta Thunberg following her speech at the UN Climate Action Summit.
Greta Thunberg and Jeremy Clarkson.

Former ‘Top Gear’ host Jeremy Clarkson told climate activist Greta Thunberg to ‘be a good girl’ and ‘shut up’

The former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson criticized the climate activist Greta Thunberg in a scathing op-ed article after her UN address last week.
Jonathan Safran Foer speaks at the Rome Film Fest, October 2018.

‘It’s a hard story to tell’: Jonathan Safran Foer on how Greta Thunberg, the Impossible Burger, and meatless breakfasts are altering...

Jonathan Safran Foer's new book, "We Are the Weather," suggests tiny changes in our habits can help curb climate change — especially at mealtime.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson gave a deeply bizarre speech about ‘limbless chickens,’ ‘pink-eyed terminators,’ and evil Alexa

The speech came just after Johnson had suffered a huge defeat in the UK as the supreme court ruled his suspension of parliament unlawful.
Greta Thunberg addresses demonstrators at the Global Climate Strike in New York, September 20, 2019.

THE ART OF ACTIVISM: How Greta Thunberg’s matter-of-fact way of speaking and taking action turned her into a global icon

Her activism, which began a year ago in Sweden, has blown up into a mass movement which culminated in the Global Climate Strike.
16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.

How 16-year-old Greta Thunberg became the face of climate-change activism

Greta Thunberg has met with world leaders, led climate strikes, sailed across the Atlantic, and been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Trump crashed the UN Climate Action Summit, where he applauded Narendra Modi and seemed to give Angela Merkel the cold shoulder

The US and countries like Japan and South Africa were not invited to speak at the event because of the UN's disapproval of their greenhouse-gas emissions.
Bill Gates.

Bill Gates says where you were born is the biggest predictor of your success — and it’s a glaring sign of global inequality

Instead of taking the "trickle down" approach to reducing global inequality, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is taking a targeted approach.
The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.

Here’s what it’s like to visit Babylon, the glorious ancient city that the UN just named a UNESCO World Heritage site

The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.
A snow leopard at a regular scent-marking site within its range in the Himalayas.

The world’s living creatures are disappearing at unprecedented rates — here’s what we stand to lose, according to a landmark UN repo...

A new UN report about the world's biodiversity found that up to 1 million species face extinction. Here's a breakdown of what could disappear.