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.
Clemson University scientists have found a way to keep corn producing food for longer, which could dramatically improve crop yields worldwide.
China’s environment ministry said its emissions reached 12.3 billion tons in 2014, up 53.5% since 2005.
New York City became the most recent, and largest, city to declare a climate emergency in late June.
This 4th of July, Alaskans experienced record high temperatures, with Anchorage reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit for the first time in the city’s history.
Sulfoxaflor protects crops from aphids and tarnished plant bugs, but is linked to bee death and population decline.
A belt of seaweed originating along the west coast of Africa that has been recurring for the past several summers recently extended 5,500 miles into the Gulf of Mexico.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last month that it’s offering $75 million in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine.
Americans contribute a disproportionately high amount of the world’s waste and recycle far less than the rest of the world.