Islamic leaders called for rapid transition from a world economic order based on fossil fuel to one powered by renewable energy.
The move is especially bewildering for many, as the president has declared Alaska to be "the frontlines of our fight against climate change."
The latest ecological disaster left the Animas River a sickly color, after an accident on Aug. 5 sent at least three million gallons of mine waste gushing into the water.
The EPA released its final rule on the regulation of power plants in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 33 percent by 2030.
A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.
Since his first year as governor, Republican Rick Scott's environmental track record has been a natural disaster.
Even amidst this drought, mega-corporation Chevron sells 21 million gallons of treated polluted water a day.
James Palmer allegedly shot a protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.
Pope Francis convened a two-day conference with sixty mayors from around the world to discuss what actions can be taken on a city-wide basis to combat climate change.
Many are now calling for an ecological civilization as an alternative to more exploitation and extraction, another pathway for human civilization to take.