Does climate change exist? And does a character know it? Barbie, Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One and Nyad met the criteria for a new challenge inspired by the famous Bechdel Test.
A new report finds some of the "climate-smart" agricultural practices that the USDA are subsidizing may not reduce emissions. It adds up to billions of taxpayer dollars.
The oil and gas giant is suing investor groups that want it to slash climate pollution. Interest groups on both sides of the case say it could lead to more lawsuits against activist investors.
New York state Attorney General Letitia James said the food company is misleading the public about its efforts to cut its climate pollution.
After being hunted for decades, humpback whales returned to the Pacific Ocean in big numbers. Now, new technology is revealing that underwater heat waves are taking a toll on that recovery.
A new study counts the human health costs from increasingly costly and dangerous extreme weather in the U.S.
Wildfires swept across the Texas Panhandle early Wednesday, prompting evacuations, cutting off power to thousands, and forcing at least the temporary shutdown of a nuclear weapons facility.
Floods, wildfires and hurricanes can have long-term financial consequences for college-age people. As climate change makes disasters more common, more and more students are struggling.
Extreme wildfires have destroyed about one-fifth of all giant sequoia trees. To safeguard their future, the National Park Service is planting seedlings that could better survive a hotter climate.
Have you experienced financial trouble after a flood, wildfire, hurricane or heat wave? NPR's Climate Desk wants to hear about it.
Keyser in West Virginia represents a national shift in American energy production. And in a town that was defined by coal for generations, change can be difficult.
Keyser, West Virginia, was once known for coal. But the jobs have been disappearing. First because of automation, then cheap natural gas. And now, the urgency to address climate change is one more pressure on this energy source that contributes to global warming.
Now the town, like so much of the country is attempting to transition to renewable energy. The country's first major climate policy, known as the Inflation Reduction Act, gave that transition a boost. It passed with the key vote of West Virginia's own Senator Democrat Joe Manchin.
Keyser represents a national shift in American energy production. And in a town that was defined by coal for generations, change can be difficult.
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A U.S. appeals court struck down a judge's 2022 order that imposed a moratorium on coal leasing on federal lands.
The justices will consider whether to hit pause on a federal rule designed to reduce air pollution that drifts across states and can cause health troubles.
The Quinault Indian Nation in Washington state is gradually moving the village of Taholah away from a rising Pacific Ocean. Other communities in the U.S. may need to take a similar approach.