Oil companies' delaying tactics are the new climate science denialism

Academic researchers say the fossil fuel industry's climate-friendly PR messages are 'discourses of delay' aimed at diverting attention away from the crisis.

Conserving and restoring wetlands could avoid millions of dollars in storm losses

Protecting marshes that help buffer against hurricanes and other severe storms could save as much as $38 million per estuary in storm damages, a new study shows.

Forest loss drives viruses as well as climate change, indigenous leaders warn

The same forest destruction that accelerates climate change can also encourage the emergence of diseases, indigenous leaders said, criticizing companies for replacing forests with soy, palm and cattle plantations.