Heat waves, air pollution and extreme weather are making people sick and, increasingly, killing people. A key report by global physicians says fossil fuels are to blame.
The case was brought by a group of environmental organizations and more than 17,000 Dutch citizens. They demand that Shell be forced to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 45% by 2030.
With climate a major issue in two Senate runoff elections, the state’s voters need look no further than coastal Brunswick for potential risks.
A symbol of Lebanon's resilience through its long, turbulent history, the country's towering cedars now face increasing threats from wildfire and parasites, both fueled by global warming.
Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on Sunday. It's the first recorded instance of a hurricane-strength system hitting the country.
Space is the best place — maybe the only place — to get a complete picture of how climate change is affecting the Earth's oceans. And what happens in the ocean does not stay in the ocean.
With surgical care on the rise globally, researchers worry the energy-consuming procedures will have a negative impact on the climate. But they say there are ways to make them more energy efficient.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has co-written a book about climate change called Our Only Home. In an NPR interview, he suggests one step toward combating climate change is to stop eating meat.
The United States received a deluge of criticism from national and international organizations for its departure Wednesday from the Paris Agreement.
The United States is the only country to back out of its promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. America has contributed more cumulative carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than any other nation.
The fires are burning across more than 400,000 acres and have reached Rocky Mountain National Park.
The country joins the European Union and other countries that have pledged to reduce their carbon footprint to zero over the next few decades.
Catherine Flowers, founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise, won a 2020 MacArthur "Genius Grant" for bringing attention to the sanitation crisis facing both her hometown and across the U.S.
About 15 million properties in the U.S. are prone to flooding, but patchwork and ineffective disclosure laws mean most people get little to no information about flood risk before they move.
Research published this week finds that home sales volume and prices have declined in coastal census tracts vulnerable to sea level rise, relative to coastal areas less threatened by climate change.