New York sues ExxonMobil for misleading investors on climate risks.  Photo: AFP

New York, October 29 (RHC)-- The U.S. city of New York is suing ExxonMobil for deceiving shareholders over the financial risks of climate change. ... More

 11th Congress on Marine Sciences underway in Havana.  Photo: Granma

Havana, October 15 (RHC)-- Experts from Latin America, Europe and the United States have begun meeting today in the Cuban capital for the 11th Congress of Marine Sciences. ... More

Trump administration to weaken mercury emissions and offshore drilling regulations.  Photo: Google

Washington, October 2 (RHC)-- In environmental news from the United States, the Trump administration has taken a number of steps in recent days to roll back environmental regulations and oversight.  ... More

 African ministers promote innovative environmental solutions.  Photo: Google

Nairobi, September 24 (RHC)-- Under the banner “Turning environmental policies into action through environmental solutions,” a three-day African ministerial conference on the environment took place in Nairobi, Kenya with ministers agreeing to implement innovative environmental solutions to achieve sustainable development in Africa. ... More

Thousands of Germans protest the clearing of Hambach Forest for coal mine expansion.  Photo: AFP

Berlin, September 19 (RHC)-- In Germany, thousands protested against the planned expansion of a coal mine in the ancient Hambach Forest. ... More

Satellite view of hurricane forming in Caribbean.  Photo: Reuters

A recent study shows that temperate nations closer to the poles will escape the increased temperatures of climate change, compared to countries along the equator. ... More

Mendocino wildfire now fourth largest in California history.  Photo: AFP

Sacramento, August 7 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of California, the Mendocino Complex fire is now the largest fire in California history... More

Antarctic ice melt speeding up, threatening coastal cities worldwide.  Photo: Reuters

Washington, August 6 (RHC)-- In the United States, a recent study finds global warming is accelerating the melting of Antarctica’s ice sheet, adding about 200 billion tons of water to the planet’s oceans each year and threatening to inundate coastal communities around the globe. ... More

Heat records smash temperatures.  Photo: Nature Climate Change

Washington, July 30 (RHC)-- In climate change news, a staggering 41 different heat records have been broken in the United States so far this month alone.   ... More

Sancti Spiritus province commits to using renewable energy sources. File photo

Sancti Spiritus, July 24 (RHC)-- The Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus is committed to increase the efficiency of electricity generation and distribution through the use of renewable energy sources such as solar energy. ... More

 Tree planting in India.  Photo: AFP

New Delhi, July 23 (RHC)-- In India, a widespread environmental movement in the capital New Delhi has forced the government to abandon its plans to cut down 16,000 trees in a city that is already one of the most polluted on Earth. ... More

Camagüey, July 19 (RHC)-- The Small Grants Program (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility will fund the opening of a butterfly park, located in the Botanical Park in Camagüey.... More

Indigenous camp on Canada-U.S. border takes aim at “Line 3” pipeline.  Photo: AFP

Ottawa, July 16 (RHC)-- In Manitoba, Canada, First Nations activists have set up an indigenous prayer camp near the U.S. border in a bid to stop construction of the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline.  ... More

Climate change is not important for Trump administration.  Photo: AP

Washington, July 11 (RHC)-- In the latest attack on the science of climate change in the U.S., the Donald Trump administration appears to be shifting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration away from studying climate change.   ... More

Dangerous heat wave affects U.S. and other parts of the world.  Photo: AP

New York, July 2 (RHC)-- In climate news, the central and eastern United States experienced what forecasters are calling a “dangerous and oppressive heat wave” this weekend ... More