A Swedish girl’s solitary act of civil disobedience has turned her into a symbol for climate action. But her path hasn’t been easy.
The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us.
In cities including Berlin, London and Paris, young protesters took to the streets to urge their leaders to combat climate change.
Even the necessary idealism of the Green New Deal.
Inspired by a 16-year-old Swede, thousands of young people are expected to take Friday off to march for action on climate change.
The agency said it will start work by year's end on a plan to address limits on the chemicals, known as PFAS, which are commonly used in cookware, pizza boxes, stain repellants and fire retardants.
Of Stalin, Hitler and environmental protection.
Also this week: Updates on the ‘Green New Deal,’ and a climate science pioneer is honored.
A neat mental trick to understand the climate battle ahead.
Both critics and defenders of the Green New Deal have a point.
Years in the works, the measure designates more than a million acres of wilderness for environmental protection and permanently reauthorizes a federal program to pay for conservation.
David Bernhardt, the agency’s acting chief, wants to roll back endangered-species protections on a tiny fish, a change that benefits few outside a California group he once represented as a lobbyist.
The progressives’ Green New Deal centralizes power.
An FAQ document, which referred to provisions that did not appear in the initial proposal, was published by mistake, an aide said.
The Great Backyard Bird Count is citizen science on a global scale, and it’s more crucial than ever in the age of climate change.
The midterm elections brought in a new wave of governors with aggressive plans to cut emissions and expand low-carbon energy. Now, those plans are being implemented.
When temperatures dip, we hear it over and over. Here’s the answer — and why it matters.
The north magnetic pole is moving eastward at an accelerating pace. Is doomsday nigh?
The decision to delay seismic testing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska signals at least a temporary victory for groups that oppose oil exploration there.
House Democrats introduced a resolution calling for a sweeping environmental and economic mobilization that would make the United States carbon neutral by 2030.
In this week’s newsletter: House committees held their first hearings in years on global warming, but the question is whether any climate legislation will have a real shot.
The only warmer years were 2015, 2016 and 2017, according to NASA records that go back more than a century.
It’s not pretty. But there is one big reason for hope.
Lakes that used to freeze every winter now see some years without ice. Scientists say that extensive ice loss will happen within a generation if current warming trends continue.
While Ryan Zinke, the former interior secretary who left office in January, announced historic rollbacks of public-land protections, Mr. Bernhardt developed the plans behind the scenes.
Readers urge action on climate change as the Midwest freezes.
Also this week: A good reason to call your cable company.
A new study sheds light on a huge die-off of starfish along the Pacific Coast from Mexico to Alaska.
Numbing cold hit parts of the United States as wildfires raged in Australia’s record-breaking heat. Here's the climate change connection.
China in 2010 promised to curb methane emissions. In the first five years, it failed to keep its promise, according to new research based on satellite data.
Even on a day when it is colder than average where you live, the world as a whole is frequently warmer than average. You can even see it for yourself.
Interactive chart showing warmer or cooler it was in 2018 in more than 3,800 cities around the world.
Their incomes are flat. Their wealth is down. And Washington is aggravating future threats.
A reader asks what the long-term defense against flood-prone tunnels will be.
If the Trump administration extends the wall at the southern border, it could degrade important habitats for animals and plants, even birds and insects.
Also this week: 72 percent of Americans say climate change is important.
Plants and soil absorb carbon dioxide, which helps mitigate climate change. But global warming will degrade that ability, scientists say.
“I’ve never seen jumps in some of the key indicators like this,” the lead researcher said.
With the Arctic warming rapidly, ice loss in Greenland is accelerating and may soon be a major factor in rising sea levels, according to a new study.