Flooding continues to devastate the city of Zhengzhou in the central Chinese province of Henan, where thousands remain stranded without power or food.
In the remote Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of Alaska, many families practice subsistence hunting to get food on the table. Three students reconnected with that tradition during the pandemic.
California's farmers are pumping vast amounts of water from underground aquifers this year to make up for water they can't get from rivers. It's unsustainable, and the state is moving to stop it.
Eastern states have been clouded in a smoky haze for days, and with the smoke comes poor air quality. People far away from the fires aren't ready for the breathing problems the smoke brings.
A brief recording of gopher tortoise “vocalizations” was shared online this week by Georgia’s Coastal Ecology Lab, which has been spying on tortoises in the Coastal Plain and recording their activities.
Men spend their money on greenhouse gas-emitting goods and services, such as meat and fuel, at a much higher rate than women, Swedish researchers found.
Shark Week may never be the same: Two Australian states-- Queensland and New South Wales — have softened their tone when it comes to the language of reporting shark attacks.
For decades, researchers have protected rare plant species by preserving habitat. But today, climate change and limited water resources affect much of the country. Georgia conservationists are taking a fresh approach. They’ll save the seeds of endangered plants and identify new homes for them.
There are no federal worker protections from extreme heat even as climate change makes deadly heat waves more likely. Oregon has passed emergency rules and is educating the public on how to stay safe.
The worst flooding in decades to affect Germany and parts of Belgium has killed more than 100 people as search and rescue efforts for hundreds of missing continue, officials said.
The budget blueprint would use financial carrots and sticks to encourage utilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The "clean energy standard" is key to President Biden's climate goals.
The Los Angeles Fire Department depends on help from amateur radio volunteers when fire threatens communications infrastructure. NPR looks at how ham radio operators are keeping residents safe.
New research published in the journal Nature suggests that mass deforestation and fire have dramatically undercut the Amazon's ability to absorb heat-trapping carbon emissions.
Researchers say high tide flooding in U.S. coastal regions will become more frequent in the mid-2030s because of climate change, amplified by a routine wobble in the moon's orbit.
A new study finds that for more than 70% of all U.S. counties, urban temperatures are higher in neighborhoods that have low-income people and communities of color.