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Climate change could push temperatures at the Tokyo Olympics to the ‘danger-zone’ for athletes, report warns

(CNN) Intense heat and high humidity could pose a serious risk to athletes at this year's Tokyo Olympics, according to a new report. The report, published Wednesday by the British Association for Sustainable Sport, details the concerns of leading athletes and scientists about the health impacts of...

As restrictive voting bills multiply, GOP signals it won’t bow to corporate pressure

As the backlash to Georgia's restrictive voting law intensified last week with big corporations like Delta and Coca-Cola criticizing the law and Major League Baseball announcing it was moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta, the politics of threats and counter threats became so fierce that it was difficult to determine whether...

Fossil fuel air pollution causes almost 1 in 5 deaths globally each year

More than 8 million people around the world die each year as a result of breathing polluted air that contains particles from fossil fuels, a new study has found. Burning fossil fuels such as coal and oil produces greenhouse gases that trap solar radiation in the atmosphere and...