Global warming made the rounds on the late-night comedy shows this week. It was funny, but do jokes blunt the message that climate change is a threat? Hardly, experts say.
A landmark United Nations report says that we’re likely to witness some of the most devastating effects of global warming within our lifetimes. We talk to one man with a solution.
The Dhimurru Rangers are one of more than 100 Indigenous groups spread across Australia who are removing thousands of pounds of plastic garbage from the beaches.
Mr. Zinke had his wife travel with him in government vehicles, which violates his agency's travel policy, according to a new report by the Interior Department’s inspector general.
Climate change is giving ticks a leg up on their hosts. “It’s about as grody a picture as you can imagine on a dead animal,” a researcher said.
A reader lays out the president’s case. Sort of.
In this week's climate newsletter, we've got some news about beer and a tip about taking the bus.
The next president of Brazil may shape the destiny of the Amazon, which is vital to reining in climate change. The stakes for the planet are huge.
A new study says some of the most important ancient places in the Mediterranean might not survive global warming.
Climate policy is the ultimate example of Trumpian corruption.
Mr. Like, an environmental lawyer, waged a long and ultimately successful fight against the Shoreham nuclear generator on Long Island.
A new study says a warming globe will be bad news for barley, an essential ingredient in the world’s most popular alcoholic beverage.
On “60 Minutes,” President Trump backed off his claim that global warming is a hoax. But he also made several new assertions unsupported by science.
Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?
A few governments—notably, parts of Canada and South Korea—have adapted his idea in ways that not only show signs of working, but it also reframe it not as a tax, but as a windfall for taxpayers.
The 20-person board is responsible for helping the agency decide what levels of “particulate matter” are safe to breathe.
The planet depends on it. California can show true leadership on climate by rejecting a ballot measure that would cut off money for mass transit.
Predicting the storm’s path was straightforward, but a number of factors contributed to its sudden intensification.
In the future, the mix of heat and humidity could be so extreme that the evaporation of human sweat may not sufficiently cool our bodies.
Scientists say the links between global warming and hurricanes are real, although it’s still too early to say what the climate-change impact has been on Hurricane Michael.
Also, two economists win the Nobel in economic science for their work on climate change.
Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, calls for funding sustainability coordinators in the public schools.
The U.N.’s climate panel warns leaders the time for dithering on climate change is over.
A new report paints a stark portrait of how quickly the planet is heating up. With a new round of international climate negotiations set for December, the next months will be crucial.
Readers urge government officials to heed the warning and call on the public to be more energy-efficient.
The new rules will allow ethanol-blend gasoline to be sold during the summer months, ending a ban designed to limit smog, and angering the oil industry and lawmakers from oil states.
It’s probably a matter of time before someone tries to gaslight you about the climate report, but it’s very real.
Readers discuss a new regime at the E.P.A. and the effects of climate change on our health and our children’s.
It may sound small, but a half-degree of temperature change could lead to more dire consequences in a warming world, according to a sweeping new scientific assessment.
A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the world economy.
When cities grow, green space dies. Replanting it has been shown to lift the human spirit.
It begins with how we live our lives every moment of every day.
A landscape architect offers suggestions.
Global warming is bringing an era of wilder, more dangerous rains. The good news is that we’re getting better at evacuating flood zones. The bad news is everything else.
A predicted rise in emissions from the petrochemical industry, led by plastics producers, threatens to erode climate benefits from reductions in other sectors, according to a report.
Also: Something to think about before shopping for new clothes.
Democrats, campaigning to win back control of the House and fend off Republican Senate candidates in states President Trump won, have been relatively muted on environmental issues this year.
How Josh Haner’s drone photography captured a serious threat to the world’s most precious cultural sites.
The proposal is designed to provide legal justification for weakening not only the rules on mercury emissions from coal-burning power plants, but also other pollution controls as well.
New rules don't require oil companies to design gear for “most extreme” conditions, such as violent weather or heavy pressure within undersea wells — a key factor in the deadly 2010 blowout.
This week world leaders are meeting in New York, and climate change is on the agenda. And, meet the intrepid photographer behind our recent story from Greenland.
Citizens and scientists on the Orkney Islands are racing to protect thousands of ancient structures threatened by climate change.
There I was, driving through a parched landscape on a pilgrimage to watch a single flower bloom. Why?