The stress of battling repeated, massive wildfires is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders
Frances Arnold, the Caltech scientist who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, says evolution can show us how to solve problems of sustainability.
A stark new report lays out the ways the state will need to adapt, beyond traditional engineering approaches
Atmospheric carbon dioxide recently reached 415 parts per million for the first time
The oil and gas giant aims to help the National Renewable Energy Laboratory scale up cleaner forms of energy
A study finds that kids, especially daughters, are effective at teaching their parents about climate issues.
The detection of this radioactive relic of nuclear weapons tests in a remote environment shows humanity’s far-reaching environmental impact
Plastic pollution, including tiny bits known as microplastic, permeate the environment, posing a threat to human and planetary health
Daimler AG’s announcement drew praise, as well as criticism it is not ambitious enough
Floods come faster, last longer and are less predictable than in the past
Environmental advocates are troubled by statements EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler made at a gathering of environment ministers
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is pushing internal action as well as changes within the U.N.
This feedback poses major concerns for western water resources and wildfire risk
By dampening the energy of waves, coral reefs protect coastal cities from flooding damage and other economic losses. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Changes to El Niño influence precipitation and temperature patterns around the globe
Waste dumps are the third-largest emitters of methane in the U.S. and release other harmful pollutants
They will have to overcome the challenges of America’s convenient single-stream recycling system
The National Institute of Standards and Technology inquiry will also examine communications failures and the storms’ death toll
Landmark UN-backed report finds that agriculture is one of the biggest threats to Earth’s ecosystems
The National Flood Insurance Program, scheduled to expire on May 31, will likely be temporarily renewed unchanged