The surprise announcement vaults the country ahead of U.S. climate ambitions and could encourage developing countries to follow suit
Legal experts say a sixth conservative Supreme Court judge could imperil current and future emissions regulations
Scientists determined that temperatures were 11 degrees cooler during the last ice age—and that finding has implications for modern-day warming. Julia Rosen reports.
After years of warning, sea ice coverage and other indicators are beginning to push outside the bounds of the former “normal” climate
Communities in fire-prone areas are facing tough decisions on whether to stay and rebuild or move
Large swaths of the Western U.S. had a record-hot August, which helped prime fuels for devastating wildfires
Warming could scorch the region
The U.S. financial system must better prepare for global warming-related shocks, a first-of-its-kind report warns
A study estimates that 200 million trees in the tropics are mowed down by lightning annually.
An ENT physician sees the effects in her patients all the time
Every year, Alaska’s big salmon runs feature smaller salmon. Climate change and competition with hatchery-raised salmon may be to blame. Julia Rosen reports.
Many Americans have experienced climate-fueled disasters in the last four years and want to see federal action
That drought may have brought about societal shifts in the region 5,000 years ago. Christopher Intagliata reports.
There are concerns, though, about the time it will take to build the network of sea walls, surge gates and other infrastructure
Nearly two dozen large blazes have burnt more than 1 million acres of the state
The peak of the season just started, but already there have been as many storms as in an entire average season
Higher temperatures, rising flood risks and increased water stress mean facilities need to take additional resiliency measures
Unchecked climate change, urban development and population rise could all contribute to more people being exposed to punishing heat
A new test bed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will explore ways to ease the shift to renewables and energy storage systems
It will certainly place in the top five—a marker of how much the world has warmed