Officials in Canada's Atlantic Coast province of Nova Scotia said a wildfire that forced thousands of residents from their homes is now largely contained because of rain.
Hoang Hong, founder of the environmental group CHANGE VN, was arrested Wednesday on tax charges, the U.N. says. Human rights experts say Vietnamese officials use the law to target civil society.
The state of Arizona today said it will no longer issue new development approvals based on groundwater alone.
Thousands have been forced to evacuate an area of Canada's Nova Scotia region as wildfires take hold. This comes only weeks after a string of serious wildfires in Alberta and British Columbia.
Climate change is causing hurricanes to get more powerful and dangerous. Scientists weigh in on what that means for forecasts, emergency officials and you.
To prevent flooding, communities often raise levees next to rivers higher and higher. Now, a new approach is about backing off, moving levees away from rivers to create floodplains.
For generations, the Khoisan people harvested the rooibos plant to make tea. As this caffeine-free drink has grown trendy — 9,000 tons exported a year — they've been cut out of revenues. Until now.
The announcement is the latest development in what has been a years-long issue in California: insurance companies dropping homeowners because of the growing risk of wildfires.
U.S. consumers are showing an increased interest in prolonging the life of the things they own, rather than throwing them out. But some products are easier to fix than others.
El Niño and warm ocean temperatures may offset each other.
Environmental and human rights groups say Vietnam's crackdown on civil society will undermine an international climate program that's also aimed at boosting the country's economic development.
El Niño is coming, which usually means fewer storms. But abnormally warm ocean water makes hurricanes more likely. It's a rare situation
Fans of Georgia peaches may have a tough time finding them this summer as a mix of long-term climate trends and a spate of bad weather added up to an almost entire loss of the state’s crop.
Even during epic floods, California is trying to prepare for the next drought by capturing water from this year's epic winter storms.
The giant storm formed over abnormally warm water in the Pacific. And sea level rise makes storm surge even more dangerous to residents of Guam and the Mariana Islands.