We need to start talking about what kind of planet we want to live on.
Don’t ask Paul Ryan about President Trump anymore. How two cyclists lost their lives in Tajikistan. We’re not prepared for global warming. Why the songs of summer sound the same. And more.
Record rainfall in the Mid-Atlantic region pushed trash and debris downstream and into Maryland waters. State officials say it’s not their garbage. So whose is it?
It’s hot. But it may not be the new normal yet. Temperatures are still rising.
The ruling by a federal appeals court was a major setback for the pesticide industry, which had successfully lobbied the Trump administration to reject a ban.
The president, either willfully ignorant or playing to his base, tweets nonsense about the California wildfires and refuses to acknowledge the role of climate change in the disaster.
Are we locked in a worldwide pattern of persistent and catastrophic wildfires?
In this week's newsletter, we've got a bit about everyone's favorite summer pest, and about Trump’s plan to freeze standards on automobile pollution.
Is climate change making tornadoes more common in places where they once were infrequent?
The state’s rebuttal lays out a road map to California’s legal strategy against the federal government in coming months and years.
The president’s tweets appeared to conflate water-management issues that have no bearing on the state’s battle against wildfires, experts said.
In his two-volume “Carbon Ideologies,” the writer examines from many angles what we are doing to the earth.
Hot weather has touched all of the continent, but it has had the most impact in northern countries, unaccustomed to sustained heat, suggesting that hard years lie ahead.
Predictions and solutions in these books drawing on scientific research and social policy.
Readers urge the Trump administration not to enrich oil companies at the expense of the environment.
Administration officials contend that their plan to scrap Obama-era standards will save thousands of lives. We looked at their arguments.
He wants to freeze fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards, thwarting progress on climate change.
Soaring temperatures are melting snow and ice from Kebnekaise’s southern peak, making the northern part of the mountain Sweden’s highest point.
State officials announced lawsuits targeting a half-dozen sites around the state where communities are still feeling the effects of pollution.
In this week’s newsletter, we look at the links between sustained heat and destructive wildfires.
Mr. Wheeler, the agency’s acting administrator, has put forth the fullest explanation yet of his energy lobbying activities.
Things are worse than ever, Roy Scranton insists in “We’re Doomed. Now What?” They always have been, Eugene Thacker says in “Infinite Resignation.”
Fast-moving blazes, broiling heat, droughts and bizarrely deadly twists — the new normal.
Global warming poses an urgent threat to Kolkata, a river delta city of 14 million. A Times reporter returns home and learns: The city’s natural defenses are being lost.
Researchers hadn’t visited the remote island in 30 years when there were 500,000 breeding pairs. Satellite images now indicate perhaps as few as 60,000 pairs.
Retracing the steps of a century-old wildlife survey, ecologists find that birds are making remarkable adaptations to climate change.
Rising carbon dioxide levels are making the world greener. But that’s nothing to celebrate.
We talked to people who found themselves on the front lines of climate change this year. Here are their stories.
Peter Wright helped negotiate a major Dow toxic cleanup. During that time, Dow was accused of submitting disputed data, misrepresenting scientific evidence and delaying the work.
So why do they resist doing anything about it?
Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the E.P.A., is taking a more disciplined approach to dismantling environmental regulations.
In Europe, plants created with gene-editing technologies will be stringently regulated as G.M.O.’s. But older crops whose DNA has been altered will be left alone.
The monthlong heat wave has broken records, spawned wildfires and transportation delays, and has shown that the country is not prepared to cope with this weather.
Something looms in the background of our spectacular summer. Time to bring it into the light.
As President Trump prepares to unveil one of the largest regulatory rollbacks of his administration, his acting E.P.A. chief warns that the plan could be illegal.
We had a chance to save the planet. What happened?
Three islands in the South Pacific are being swept away by currents and climate change. But the seaweed farmers there are doing everything they can to stay.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
Even the famously stoic Japanese are having a hard time with 106-degree heat.
Rose Strauss, whose exchange with a Pennsylvania candidate for governor went viral, has vowed to promote the ouster of politicians who she says aren’t working for her generation.
Heat waves are America’s deadliest natural disaster. Here are some strategies that cities around the world are pursuing to try to beat the heat.
A new essay explores the possible real-life examples for the Lorax character and Truffula trees.
At Gorongosa National Park, scarred by civil war, scientists are answering fundamental questions about ecology and evolution, and how wildlife recovers from devastation.
In recent weeks, more than two dozen measures have been proposed to remove protections for species and weaken the law, which critics say impedes people’s livelihoods.
Zero Hour, the nationwide coalition behind Saturday’s youth marches in Washington and other cities, is hoping to inspire young people to step up and demand change.
Is George Soros losing his big bet on liberal democracy? Finding the American dream in Philadelphia. A portrait of life in the shelters for detained children. Shonda Rhimes on her Netflix ambitions. And more.
The revisions have wide-reaching implications, including for how the federal government would protect species from climate change.
A federal judge has dismissed a suit brought by the city that would have forced fossil fuel companies to pay for some costs of climate change.
High temperatures and low rainfall have fueled fires across the country. Elsewhere in Europe, drought in Britain and Ireland has exposed ancient structures.
The world’s largest emitter of greenhouses gases is making significant progress, a former U.S. energy official has found, but not yet fast enough to meet global targets.
Global warming is making some geese speed up their northward spring migration. That means trouble when they arrive in the Arctic.
Global warming could wipe out most of the country’s remaining cedar forests by the end of the century.
There's a battle in Congress over a grant to help television meteorologists incorporate climate change into their weather reporting.
In cities that are already scorching hot, temperatures and humidity levels are rising to levels that the human body simply can’t tolerate, researchers warn.
Some would say the mistake was having our daughter in the first place.
The state expects drier dry years and wetter wet ones in the decades ahead. That means projects to restore river habitats now serve another purpose: battling the coming floods.