A global treasure lies at the mercy of the smallest, dullest, pettiest of men.
A paper in the journal Science makes a case that, sometimes, retreating from nature instead of fighting it can open up new opportunities for communities.
Former technicians at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York say the were sickened by exposure to a toxic cleaning compound.
Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview.
Turbulence is a natural occurrence and should be expected — not dreaded. The trick is to learn to go with the flow.
The fires, most of which have been set by farmers clearing their land, are raging in uninhabited areas of rain forest and intruding on populated areas in the country’s north.
Se han detectado más de 74.000 incendios en la parte brasileña de la mayor selva del planeta desde inicios de 2019, según un centro de investigación.
Also this week, how an economic downturn could affect climate change.
Can an alliance of Germany’s political parties save them?
A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next.
La historia de un proyecto minero en Australia ayuda a explicar por qué el mundo sigue quemando carbón a pesar del gran riesgo que representa para el futuro.
Milestones lend themselves to reflection, so we took the opportunity to slow down and tap you, fellow travelers, for questions you might have about my journey.
Tuesday: Last month, 26 of 31 days had temperatures that were above average.
The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement.
Higher global temperatures are threatening glaciers, which cover 11 percent of Iceland and are prominent tourist attractions.
Much of the money behind the movement can be traced to one heiress who made it her life’s work to keep immigrants out of America.
The federal agency said it was re-evaluating the use of the M-44 poison devices, which are used to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes.
Data from federal researchers confirmed that July was the hottest month on record, edging out the previous record-holder, July 2016.
The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future.
Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways.
Also this week, Greta Thunberg sets sail for America.
Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks.
The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint.
Millions of people across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee faced excessive heat warnings and high humidity.
The legal fight over how to regulate coal-burning plants could ultimately determine how much leverage the government has to fight global warming.
In one of the hottest and fastest-warming American cities, residents adapt their summer schedules to find times when temperatures are more tolerable.
Tras la publicación de un informe de Naciones Unidas que expone el riesgo de la alimentación por la crisis climática, te compartimos algunos consejos para seguir teniendo alimentos y, de paso, ayudar al planeta.
The Trump administration announced far-reaching revisions to the Endangered Species Act, which was first enacted in 1973.
The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution.
New research shows that summer temperatures can vary as much as 20 degrees across different parts of a city, with poor and minority neighborhoods often bearing the brunt.
A revised prediction from federal forecasters sees the potential for as many as 17 named storms this hurricane season, four of which may be major.
La ONU alertó de que el efecto del calentamiento global en las tierras, que están siendo explotadas a niveles “sin precedentes”, significa que pronto no podremos alimentarnos a menos que cambiemos.
The world's land is being exploited at an “unprecedented” rate, a United Nations report on climate change warns, putting pressure on food production and amplifying the risk of mass migration.
Also this week, life as a young, conservative climate advocate.
Readers react to an Op-Ed essay that criticized the 16-year-old climate activist.
European climate researchers said Monday that last month was the hottest month ever recorded, slightly eclipsing the previous record-holder, July 2016.
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Lake Hopatcong, normally buzzing with swimmers and water skiers, is filled with cyanobacteria in quantities never before recorded.
Her radical approach is at odds with democracy.
A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem.
The four-day hot spell was rare for France and the Netherlands, researchers say, but it used to be a lot rarer.
Those who resist powerful industries that savage ecosystems and drive people off their land face death and fear.
And the columnists answer your questions.
Also this week, the high cost of the world’s natural disasters
Increased awareness of climate change has not diminished Americans' appetite for building homes in flood zones, new data show.
The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming.
The Democratic candidate for president and the powerful House freshman are building on the Green New Deal with a plan to prioritize low-income communities.
The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will cross the Atlantic in an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming.
Chimney swifts in search of homes eventually may have to return to hollows in big, broken trees. But there probably aren’t enough of them.
We need a president who will make it a priority before it is too late.