The carbon footprint of the world’s one billion poorest people represents just 3 percent of the global total. Yet as climate change advances, poor communities are hardest hit. Not only do we have a responsibility to avoid doing harm to others, we must help them adapt
October 28, 2013
A land restoration project in the Ethiopian village of Ilancho has provided local youths with a source of income: grass that can be cut and fed to livestock.
August 12, 2013
The indie-folk band's new video for "Better Weather" shows how communities are fighting climate change worldwide.
June 14, 2013
They call it the "lean time." Farmers are nervously awaiting the rains, preparing their fields, and thinking about the growing season.
February 7, 2013
A diverse group of volunteers restores Plaquemines Parish
October 10, 2012
The women and men I met in Senegal... know for a fact that when it comes to weather, they live in a different world than the last generation.
September 13, 2012
While I traveled through Louisiana in the wake of Isaac, I saw how people were able to cope with the impact of even a mild hurricane, which knocked out power for days.
September 10, 2012
Isaac hit especially hard in poorer coastal parishes, where the federal government had not invested in flood protection the way it had in New Orleans.
May 24, 2012
In countries like Peru and Ecuador, women are overcoming both ethnic and gender discrimination to become leaders and problem-solvers.
May 7, 2012
Photographs from the far eastern region of Senegal, where farmers struggle to eat, and get ready to plant crops.