Climate measures in a massive $3.5 trillion economic plan would transform the U.S. energy system. They are crucial for meeting President Biden's ambitious climate goals but face powerful opposition.
A new study shows more than half of young people say climate change makes them feel afraid, sad, anxious, angry, powerless and helpless. And government inaction in particular makes them worried.
California homes are burning. Why are they still increasing in value in regions prone to fire?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development disproportionately sells homes in flood-prone areas, NPR finds. Housing experts warn that this can lead to big losses for vulnerable families.
Nicholas is expected to bring up to 10 inches of rain — with isolated downpours of up to 20 inches — across portions of coastal Texas and southwest Louisiana through at least Tuesday.
The remnants of Hurricane Larry, this season's longest-lasting storm, brought 100-mph gusts and feet of snow to some places in Greenland as its summer of record-breaking warmth came to a close.
With so many disasters happening so frequently, many people are feeling overwhelmed or hopeless. Reflecting on what you can do personally to combat climate change may help, a psychiatrist says.
Harvard University says it will stop investing its $41.9 billion endowment in the fossil fuel industry, citing the threat of climate change. Activists have called on the university to do so for years.
NPR's Scott Detrow talks with White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy about this summer's extreme weather events and how the Biden administration is trying to address climate change.
The world's most prominent Christian leaders issued a rare joint statement calling for government climate action. What that will look like in the U.S. is unclear.
Just like humans, researchers say animals also have to adapt to climate change. The shifts for some warm-blooded animals are occurring over a far shorter time period than would usually happen.
Burning fossil fuels must decline almost immediately, a new study finds, for the planet to avoid more extreme floods, droughts and heat waves.
People are likely to be confused by common terms such as "mitigation" and "carbon neutral," according to a recent study. How can scientists do a better job communicating about global warming?
Tens of millions of Americans are forced to live with wildfire smoke now every year. New research shows that it's more invasive than previously thought, infiltrating homes, schools and offices.
The president warned that natural disasters would only grow more extreme if meaningful environmental changes weren't made.