Do forests warm or cool the Earth? What’s their effect on global climate change? A comic narrated by polymath Benjamin Franklin describes the evolution of thought on this issue and what we still don’t know.
In the US, where political parties have increasingly staked claims on one side of the issue or the other, beliefs may be more about belonging than facts
Worsened by global warming, drought and other environmental stressors play a role in fanning the flames of civil conflicts