Stresses from environmental triggers are leading to more gender-based violence around the world. Climate change and environmental degradation are driving up violence against women and standing in the way of sustainable goals, according to a new report released by the environmental organization International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Worsening conditions across the globe could lead to even more violence as natural resources shrink. The most vulnerable are often hurt

A previously unknown strain of coronavirus has dominated headlines in recent weeks, and alarmed public health officials with its rapid spread and virulent nature. But it’s really no surprise to the scientists who study infectious disease: it’s just one of several pathogens that have the potential to reach calamitous status. I have no evidence that climate change triggered this particular virus to jump from animals to humans at this particular