Arctic sea ice has been in a steep decline since scientists started using satellites to measure it 40 years ago. And the 10 lowest ice extents have all been recorded since 2007.
As Maria tears apart the Caribbean, leaders in the region say that recent storms have created a humanitarian crisis — and that humans are to blame.
As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions.
Fourteen states have vowed to uphold the Paris climate pact with or without the federal government, and a new analysis suggests their efforts are having an impact.
Karen Leibowitz and Anthony Myint, who started Mission Street Food, have new ideas for the Perennial, their restaurant that promotes sustainability.
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers.
As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an increasingly high-profile role on climate change.
Scientific predictions about Earth’s sensitivity to greenhouse gases have generally held up. But no one can predict how much more carbon pollution people will choose to pump out.
Gary D. Cohn, the White House economic adviser, said at the United Nations that the Trump administration would pull out of the Paris deal unless it was revised.
Visit a reserve in the remote central Amazon jungle, where researchers are shedding new light on how stronger, more frequent storms are driving major changes in the forest.
With climate change, jellyfish are booming in the Mediterranean, to the point that researchers say there may be little to do but to live with them.
The Mail on Sunday was forced to issue a note saying an article asserting that U.S. researchers had manipulated data was inaccurate.
A string of extreme events has brought new focus to a familiar question: Is climate change to blame?
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse describes how Congress is beholden to the fossil fuel industry.
... came the superstorms.
Political leaders say the politics of climate change have been steadily shifting, as extreme weather makes the impact of carbon pollution more vivid.
As many as one in three parasite species may go extinct in the next century, a new study finds, which is not cause for celebration.
Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.
The president and his E.P.A. secretary miss a good opportunity for the nation by ignoring the threat of climate change.
Gary D. Cohn, the White House economic adviser, has invited climate and energy ministers to a breakfast in New York as part of the annual United Nations meeting.
Irma has left up to 15 million people in Florida without electricity. Restoring service could be the most complex operation of its kind in United States history.
Readers call for a repudiation of the Trump administration’s “willful disregard” of climate change and other “inconvenient truths.”
Researchers are racing to replace the pioneering Grace satellites, which are threatened by both dying batteries and Trump-era budget cuts.
Readers discuss how Irma brought out the good in people, how reporters risked their lives, global warming and the Mexican quake.
Scientists are concerned that Trump administration officials are sidestepping questions about climate change after two major hurricanes.
On his flight back to Rome, Pope Francis said climate change deniers need to consult scientists and urged President Trump not to end DACA.
It’s not just Rush Limbaugh: Know-nothings are running America.
In the network’s Atlanta newsroom, there is free pizza, lots of energy and scant mention of climate change.
The White House and its lackeys in certain federal agencies are censoring scientific inquiry that could inform the public and government policy.
Times readers share personal stories about the wildfires sweeping across arid lands.
With Hurricane Irma fast approaching Florida, wildlife organizations are concerned that captive, nonnative wildlife could break loose.
In the Houston area, air pollution, flooded toxic waste sites and reports of oil spills after the storm have residents and environmental groups concerned.
Despite its vulnerability to hurricanes, the state continues to encourage growth and building in dangerous places.
The agency is too important to treat like a reality TV show. People’s lives and our country’s resources are at stake.
South Florida has grown at a breathtaking pace, making big storms potentially more dangerous and costly.
After the storm, clearing all the mounds of rubbish is a top priority. Experts warn of the task’s complexity, and the need to meet environmental standards.
Experts say that with conditions just right in the tropical Atlantic, late summer and early fall is prime time for hurricanes.
Hurricane Harvey offers an opportunity to understand what’s happening to the climate and how we can mitigate future disasters.
We know there’s a link, and there are things we can do to combat global warming.
The storm’s victims need all the help we can provide. But this calamity should make us reconsider our broader social contract.
A series of explosions rocked a plastics plant near Houston that has been identified as one of the most hazardous in the state.
Scientists dropped heated panels into the seas off the Antarctic coast. Some microscopic species thrived; others suffered.
People from Britain to Bangladesh are paying a price for unabated climate change.
The complex interplay between nature and the world we have created exploded in Houston.
Readers criticize the president’s policies, which they say would result in more catastrophic weather events.
The subarctic town of Churchill has been stranded since May, when floods washed out its only link to the south. And the rail’s American owners don’t want to fix it.
Staying within the earth’s carbon budget will be tough — especially since we’ve blown through more than half of it already.
Storms are more damaging than in the past, and climate change is at least partly to blame.
Weather that falls outside our historical experience is becoming more likely. We need to acknowledge and plan for that.
Historically, southern pine beetles were largely unheard-of north of Delaware, but the Northeast’s winters are no longer cold enough to kill them off.
Scientists say warm waters and stagnant winds in the upper atmosphere built a monster of a storm. Whether climate change is to blame is less clear.
The links between hurricanes and climate change are not simple. Some things are known with growing certainty. Others, not so much.
The Christophe de Margerie, built to crush ice in its path, completed the journey from Norway to South Korea in just 19 days.