Climate change is making it harder than usual for scientists to figure out what the future will bring and what impact weather changes will have on society and the economy. An upsurge of severe weather events has already destroyed homes, businesses and lives. As VOA's Jim Randle reports, some fairly simple changes may reduce the toll.
Israeli settlers in the Palestinian Territories are facing a growing boycott of their exports, particularly to Europe. The EU, one of Israel’s largest trading partners, views the settlements as illegal and as a result will not issue the needed documents. Scott Bobb reports from Netiv Hagedud.