Researchers in Antarctica found unusually warm water beneath a massive glacier that is already melting and contributing to sea level rise.
New York recycles only about a fifth of its trash, lagging behind other major cities and slowing its quest to reduce waste.
Indigenous people, environmentalists and industries vie for control over lands that can offer economic benefits or climate protection — but not always both.
The biggest swarm of locusts in decades has chomped its way around a swath of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa — and is now devouring crops in Kenya.
Researchers outfitted 169 seabirds with radar detectors to pinpoint vessels that had turned off their transponders.
Builders will be forced to take climate change, including rising sea levels, into account to win government approval for projects.
The fracking ban pushed by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders epitomizes a Democratic quandary: Appeal to swing voters or energize a liberal movement?
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with journalist Dave Zirin about how climate change is impacting sports around the globe, including the poor air quality at the Australian Open.
The agency is allowing cities to delay or otherwise change federally imposed fixes to their sewer systems.
On England’s southwestern coast, a community built by the Duchy of Cornwall is attracting residents who have bought into Prince Charles’s housing philosophy.
For wealthy Davos men and women, as well as people from less rarefied air, targeted investing is one way to force change on carbon-emitting companies.
Ms. Thunberg, who has been rebuking world leaders for inaction on climate change, said she was not deterred by critics who called her concerns overblown.
The two-minute warning that had held over the past two years has now shrunk to 100 seconds before midnight on the Doomsday Clock set by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
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The EPA has moved to dramatically shrink which waters fall under federal protection. It's welcomed by farmers and builders, but environmentalists are sure to file a legal challenge.
In Davos, business leaders were newly vocal about the danger, though they gave few details about how they would reform their practices.