The disposable plant-based bowls used by many fast-casual restaurants have been found to contain toxic PFAS chemicals.
Indiana’s beaches along Lake Michigan have faced dramatic erosion in the last decade thanks to rising water levels.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has released a recreational advisory after high levels of toxic blue-green algae were discovered in Indiana lakes.
A virus known as epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, may result in significant local losses to deer populations.
The Pacific Islands have joined Canada, the United Kingdom and United States cities such as New York City in declaring a climate crisis.
A European movement known as “flight shaming” is encouraging travelers to take the train rather than to travel by air, citing concerns about the emissions put off by aviation.
On July 31, California became the first state to require that water suppliers notify consumers of the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals in the local water supply.
More than 200 reindeer starved to death on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, where climate change has disrupted the animals’ access to edible plants.
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit.
Recent extreme weather and fires are dislodging chemicals and toxins from soil, homes, industrial waste sites and other sources, putting people at a greater health risk.
Inditex, the parent company of fashion brand Zara, announced plans to transition to a more sustainable model after making its name as a frontrunner in the fast fashion industry.
Researchers warn that the fungus Candida auris may begin to pose a serious global public health threat as climate change makes it adjust to warmer temperatures.
The scaly-foot snail has been added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of endangered species because of threats from deep-sea mining.
Evidence collected by researchers at the University of Cape Town over a 23-year period show that animals’ body sizes are shrinking in response to climate change.
Amid an unusually warm and dry stretch in the Arctic this summer, wildfires have raged across Alaska, Greenland and Siberia, posing a threat to sea ice.
New research from the University of California Riverside shows that Joshua trees are threatened with extinction without dramatic action to reduce climate change.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization reported that climate change, conflict and economic instability are increasing food insecurity around the world.
Researchers from the Earth Institute at Columbia University have concluded that many California wildfires are a result of a warming climate.
As climate change causes rising sea levels, preservation experts are faced with new challenges for saving historic buildings and other sites.