President Biden has repeatedly promised the shift to clean energy will create "good-paying union jobs." But the wind and solar industries generally pay less, are not unionized, and need fewer people.
In May, NOAA will release its once-a-decade update for the 30-year weather averages that local meteorologists use. In many places, it will mean far fewer days that are "above normal."
Officials say expanding offshore wind will create tens of thousands of jobs and help reduce climate warming emissions. Multiple departments will coordinate to sell new leases and approve permits.
The number of bald eagles in the lower 48 states has quadrupled since 2009, according to a new survey. The findings are a bright spot in an otherwise troubling picture for American birds.
Sea level rise is threatening billions in coastal property. A California lawmaker is proposing a novel way to retreat from the threat: buying and renting out properties as long as they're habitable.
After decades of overuse and lax regulation, Louisiana is losing groundwater faster than almost anywhere else in the country. Experts warn of a crisis more common in the drought-stricken West.
The changes will restore protections that were taken away under former President Donald Trump. But they will take time, and wildlife advocates say many bird species already face a risk of extinction.
The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase.
Wildfires are burning more frequently and intensely in a warming world, making them harder to put out. Some fire agencies are expanding support as they see increased cases of anxiety and depression.
Despite Biden's ambitious climate plan, Haaland told lawmakers the country would not abandon fossil fuels "overnight." If confirmed, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.
The companies face an existential threat as more governments and businesses move to tackle climate change. So a growing number have their own plans to decarbonize, by creating renewable gas.
Along some coastlines toxic contamination could seep into basements or broken sewage lines in coming years. In California's Bay Area, regulators are grappling with how to protect people.
Nashua, N.H., expects to be a destination for people migrating away from the coasts and toward lower temperatures. Officials say a pandemic influx has shown the need to plan for that growth.
Pipeliners Local 798, which represents thousands of workers on projects across the country, has a history of racism and faces new allegations it discriminated against Black members.
After a three-year push by the Trump administration, almost no oil companies offered bids. Analysts point to controversy, low oil prices and an incoming administration that opposes drilling.