CNN  —  The world is facing a looming global water crisis that threatens to “spiral out of control” as increased demand for water and the intensifying impacts of the climate crisis put huge pressure on water resources, a UN report has warned. Water use has increased by about 1% aContinue Reading

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen delivers remarks on “Next Steps in the Evolution of Development Finance” at a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2023. Leah Millis | Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday warned that climate change is already taking a significant economicContinue Reading

Sixteen-year-old Sofia (left) and 13-year-old André Oliveira stand in Parque da Paz in Lisbon. The siblings are two of six young people in Portugal who are suing the governments of Europe’s most polluting countries, including their own, to force them to cut emissions. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption toggle caption ClaireContinue Reading

Eli Avidar of Beitenu, Israel, called Netanyahu’s democracy “bad,” and called for a veto if coalition members did not support the prime minister’s bills. Eli Avidar, MK Beitenu Israel in the Knesset, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who is known for his troubled behavior, said on Saturday that he wasContinue Reading