Climate & Energy
As Hurricane Dorian hits the eastern coast of Florida this week, toxic coal ash may be spread to local water systems.
Scientists have discovered that Rapture Reef, a renowned coral reef northwest of the Hawaiian Islands, is gone.
Researchers have discovered that air pollution can accelerate emphysema of the lung as rapidly as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.
Using satellite imagery, NASA has created a time-lapse video depicting the clouds of carbon monoxide produced by the Amazon rainforest fires this month.
For the first time in 60 million years, an exotic plant called the cycad is able to reproduce outdoors in Britain.
The Pacific Islands have joined Canada, the United Kingdom and United States cities such as New York City in declaring a climate crisis.
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.
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.
China’s environment ministry said its emissions reached 12.3 billion tons in 2014, up 53.5% since 2005.
This 4th of July, Alaskans experienced record high temperatures, with Anchorage reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit for the first time in the city’s history.
Guadalajara residents woke up at the end of June to more than 3 feet of ice after a hailstorm broke the stretch of hot summer days.
Researchers have known for some time the cloud trails left by aircrafts have an atmospheric greenhouse effect, but the impact of these trails is expected to triple by 2050.
Groups seek to prevent implementation of Affordable Clean Energy Rule, which could increase air pollution
Researchers have determined that thinning forests is an effective technique for recovery and maintenance of forests dealing with climate change.
Proposed $450 million project would allow company to store millions of tons of carbon dioxide underground near Terre Haute
Amanda Little, an environmental journalist and professor at Vanderbilt University, warns that food diversity could be limited due to environmental issues.