Smashed hotels, boats tossed into piles, and flooded streets and homes on Sint Maarten, the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.
New research suggests falling renewable energy costs are being complemented by higher efficiencies.
Many big businesses will likely recover relatively quickly but small firms face an uphill struggle.
Tackling deforestation should be higher on the climate change agenda.
The category 5 storm has killed several people and washed away homes across the Caribbean islands.
Online sellers accused of price gouging during emergency as water sells for 20 times its usual price.
However, only 1% of Paris' needs are met by next to negligible domestic production.
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history, barrels across the Caribbean en route to Florida.
The best photographs from around the world of phenomena like clouds, lightning, rain, fog or snow, and the impact of weather on mankind.
The Category 5 storm is headed for Puerto Rico and later in the week Florida.
Traditional cooling systems consume around 15% of all electricity and are responsible for 10% of greenhouse gas emissions.
Mount Takahe in Antarctica is a massive 35 kilometres in diameter.
Reindeer are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, but they're doing a valuable job.
Wildfires have raged across the US West, forcing thousands to flee their homes during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.
Replacing oil-based plastics with biodegradable materials would have huge environmental benefits.