President Trump has used a regulatory reinterpretation to weaken one of the country's bedrock environmental laws and speed permitting of infrastructure projects.
The president spoke in the Rose Garden for 63 minutes. He spent only six of those minutes answering questions from reporters.
Scientists expect emissions, driven by fossil fuels and agriculture, to continue rising rapidly.
Rising seas are bringing water into communities at record rates, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.
Critics say a company policy that exempts opinion articles from fact-checking amounts to a huge loophole for climate change deniers.
The Government Accountability Office has found that the Trump administration is undervaluing the cost of climate change to boost its deregulatory efforts.
As we topple statues, let’s also search for our own moral blind spots.
The decision by a federal appeals court protects about 700 bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from being hunted.
A virtual event with eight speakers and one question: Has Covid-19 created a blueprint for combating climate change?
The climate scientist Maureen Raymo is leading the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia. She has big plans for science, and diversity, too.
The report found White House pressure led to NOAA’s rebuke of forecasters who contradicted Mr. Trump’s inaccurate claim that Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama.
The species was declared critically endangered on Thursday, with fewer than 450 left.
Signature progressive programs like “Medicare for all” and the Green New Deal did not make it into the recommendations. But Senator Bernie Sanders’s allies pushed some policies to the left.
Also this week, our reporter battles wild wind and a leaky air mattress
Rapid melting this year showed that good snowpack doesn’t necessarily translate into full reservoirs.
Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.
High temperatures and dry soil mean ideal conditions for fires. Blazes in June produced more carbon emissions than any other fires in almost two decades of monitoring.
As coal declines and wind and solar energy rise, some are pushing to limit the use of natural gas, but utilities say they are not ready to do so.
The former vice president’s allies and some of the Democratic Party’s leading progressives have quietly started to forge common ground to shape a climate plan before Election Day.
Readers discuss David Brooks’s critique of the “Social Justice” movement.
In his push for economic development, Turkey’s president has flooded the archaeological gem of Hasankeyf and displaced thousands of families.
Melati and Isabel Wijsen began campaigning to reduce plastic waste in Bali seven years ago. Now 19 and 17, they say the pandemic shows that stark measures to protect the planet are possible.
The Commerce Department is impeding findings into whether it coerced the top NOAA official to support President Trump’s inaccurate claim that Dorian would hit Alabama, the department’s inspector general said.
Also this week, face masks for the environmentally conscious
The policy road map, expected on Tuesday, could guide the party if it gains control of Congress and the White House in November.
Surface air temperatures at the bottom of the world have risen three times faster than the global average since the 1990s.
Nearly twice as many properties may be susceptible to flood damage than previously thought, according to a new effort to map the danger.
Scientists say the animals, known as brumbies, must be culled because they are destroying rivers and endangering native wildlife. Rural activists call these efforts an attack on Australian heritage.
Officials are trying to prevent a return to urban gridlock and pollution as residents begin to travel again.
Coronavirus shutdowns have cut pollution, and that’s opened the door to a “giant, global environmental experiment” with potentially far-reaching consequences.
More than half of trucks sold in the state must be zero-emissions by 2035, and all of them by 2045.
Dr. Smith’s meticulous research established household pollution as one of the leading causes of disease and death in the developing world.
The government, after years of delays, is finally clarifying rules on tax breaks for companies that use carbon capture to fight climate change.
Also this week, how to help reinvent your workplace.
An environmentalist says proposed federal legislation could solve the problem. Also: The election, and after; what’s in a painting; whether democracy can survive.
Children’s behavior may suffer from lack of access to outdoor space, a problem heightened by the pandemic.
The beautiful creature in the flower bed was not a threat to us. It was a gift.
Quarantine in the country means fresh air and space, but a writer’s sense of good fortune is darkened by the state of nature. “What I’m observing is unsettling,” she says.
Climate change is starting to transform the classic home loan, a fixture of the American experience and financial system that dates back generations.
Hotter than normal temperatures are expected across almost all of the United States into September, government researchers said.
Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found.
An unusual combination of events caused the Weddell Sea to lose more sea ice than in recent years.
Also this week, all that cardboard from ordering online.
As the pandemic rages, the world is still far from getting global warming under control.
No hay “rincón ni grieta” en el planeta donde no se encuentre, dijo la investigadora principal de un nuevo estudio.
Neil Jacobs violated the agency’s scientific integrity policy with a statement last year backing the president’s inaccurate claim that a hurricane was headed for Alabama, a panel found.
The energy giant said its oil and gas assets were worth less, a move reflecting broad changes in the industry.
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A keen ear could hear the theme of global warming starting to swell in popular music all across the dial in the last two decades as global temperatures started to rise.
NASA's new ICESat-2 satellite provides the most detailed look yet of where the continent is losing and gaining ice.
Here are 10 big environmental victories — and 10 big failures.
If the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has inspired you to finally read a book about climate change, we’re here to help you find just the right one.