Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the alarm as blistering heat waves and extended drought in the U.S. West raise water temperatures and imperil fish from Idaho to California.
A new study shows portions of the Amazon rainforest are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they absorb due to factors including deforestation and climate change.
The American West is baking, burning and drying in intertwined extreme weather. Four sets of numbers explain how bad it is now, while several others explain why it got this bad.
If verified, the 130 degree Fahrenheit temperature would be among the hottest ever measured on the planet.
The deadly heat wave in the Pacific Northwest was “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change, a new scientific analysis found.
A bizarre chain of events, including a lightning storm and a simultaneous gas pipeline leak, set off a strange subaquatic fireball seen last week in the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA and the NOAA have compiled data showing an “unprecedented” amount of heat is being trapped in Earth’s atmosphere, doubling since 2005.
A dangerous heat wave continues to impact the western United States, placing much of the region in jeopardy of breaking more records.
A new United Nations report says the world needs to tackle the climate change and extinction crises together, not separately.
As a result of the lower NOx emissions, by June 2020, global ozone levels had dropped to a level that policymakers thought would take at least 15 years to reach by conventional means, such as regulations.
Scientists say the annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began.
A new study has calculated that more than one-third of global heat deaths can directly be attributed to human-caused climate change.
The giant tortoise found corresponds to a species considered extinct more than 100 years ago.
The previous rule under the Trump administration was known as the Benefit-Cost Rule. EPA argues it essentially limited the strength the agency had on future Clean Air Act regulations and air pollution controls.
Hawaii made history in late April as the first U.S. state to declare a climate emergency, calling for a statewide effort to transition out of fossil fuel dependence by the year 2030.
The 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project, south of Martha’s Vineyard near Cape Cod, would be the first utility-scale wind power development in federal waters.
America’s new normal temperature is a degree hotter than it was just two decades ago.
In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
Scientists, parks advocates and conservations say the resiliency of Big Basin Redwoods State Park is cause for hope well beyond the Santa Cruz mountains.
The leaders of Russia and China have put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden long enough to pledge international cooperation on cutting climate-wrecking coal and petroleum emissions.