Climate change already torments the poor. It will soon come for the rich.

Climate change already torments the poor.  It will soon come for the rich.

By the Editorial Board A new study might finally get the attention of industrial leaders and others who have shrugged off the threat of human-caused climate change. It finds that more than half a million privately owned parcels of coastal property — the kind of property generally held by the well-heeled — could be underwater … Read more

In pictures: Swiss glaciers have shrunk by half in 85 years – and the melt is speeding up

In pictures: Swiss glaciers have shrunk by half in 85 years - and the melt is speeding up

Switzerland’s 1,400 glaciers have shrunk by more than half in the last 85 years, a new study has found – and the rate at which they are melting is only accelerating. The alpine country is famous for its majestic icy landscape. But according to researchers from ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Forest, … Read more

Climate change: Tourist destinations under threat | DW Travel | DW

Climate change: Tourist destinations under threat |  DW Travel |  DW

If you want to see firsthand the impact of climate change, take a trip to Es Trenc, one of Mallorca’s finest beaches. Here, massive concrete bunkers—once built by Spain’s then-Dictator Francisco Franco—were originally hidden amid the sand dunes. Today, these structures stand out like sore thumbs — rising sea-water levels have swallowed up parts of … Read more