By Alicia Liu and Ngai Yeung BEIJING AND HONG KONG — On April 13, Japan announced that it would release around 1.25 million tons of nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean within two years, a process that is expected to ...

By Kirian Mischke-Reeds and Carmen Santiago-Ubauer LOS ANGELES — With each passing day, climate change becomes an increasingly dangerous crisis. Last May, carbon dioxide levels hit 417 parts per million, a concentration not seen on Earth in nearly 4 million ...

LOS ANGELES — The average American uses 82 gallons of water per day — the equivalent of running a faucet for 37 minutes straight. For most citizens of developed countries, a glass of water is a short walk to the ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Single-use plastics have been a lifeline in the fight against COVID-19, protecting healthcare workers with disposable gloves, face masks, and gowns. Additionally single-use plastics have helped facilitate adherence to social-distancing mandates while supporting businesses online, through items ...

LOS ANGELES — The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been one of the most controversial issues in North Africa for the last decade. The GERD, a gravity dam which is currently being filled, is located nine miles off of ...

LOS ANGELES — As Saudi Arabia’s dependency on oil has grown over the years, accounting for almost 50 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, the Saudi government has started to look for ways to diversify its revenue. Out of ...

MEXICO CITY – When Mexico’s current president ran for office back in 2018, he campaigned on a platform that called itself “progressive,” and which prided itself on being pro-sustainability, even promising to reach 30% of renewable energy production by 2021. ...

By: Emily Lieberman and Evelyn Zhang In 2019, carbon dioxide levels and greenhouse gases rose to unprecedented levels, a concerning development as climate change has already affected industries, economies and weather patterns worldwide. Although greenhouse gas emissions were projected to ...

The Ituri crisis refers to the most intense period of violence that occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1999 and 2003. However, since late 2017, aggression and atrocities have reignited, with deadly attacks occurring almost on ...

The relationship between China and Ecuador, at a surface level, has been that between lender and borrower. During the administration of President Rafael Correa, who served from 2007 to 2017, the South American country cut ties with western investors and ...