World leaders meeting in Madrid remained at loggerheads on Saturday about whether they could commit, just on paper, to raise voluntary climate targets next year.
Every day, members of the Cloud Appreciation Society post photos of the sky from around the world. This is why they stop to look up.
We went to one of the world’s biggest oil fields with an infrared camera to find out what’s leaking into the sky.
Jeff VanderMeer, the author of “Annihilation,” brings us fresh horrors with each new book. So why does he remain an optimist?
Michelle Obama urged the 16-year-old climate activist to “ignore the doubters” after the president’s comments.
Millions of people have a stake in corporate America through mutual funds. But you may be surprised by how those funds are voting on your behalf.
Chevron’s multibillion-dollar write-down of gas assets is the most recent sign that the gas supply has far outstripped demand.
Also this week, the U.N. climate talks in Madrid
The 16-year-old from Stockholm rose to global prominence this year with her impassioned pleas for governments to take far-reaching action to avert climate catastrophe.
If approved, the proposal would pay nations that rely heavily on fossil fuels to change their ways.
From articles on climate change to a review of a Brooklyn institution, the most popular stories this year were ones that prompted reader discussion.
It was another very warm year in the region, leading to low winter sea ice and growing concerns over sea level rise.
A senior Interior Department official broke ethics rules when he met with his former employer to discuss Interior business, the inspector general said.
A state judge ruled in favor of Exxon Mobil in a lawsuit claiming the company committed fraud in its accounting for the costs of climate change.
France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, bypassing Brazil’s federal government after a spat between the presidents of the two countries.
The new research helps explain how sponges, and coral reef ecosystems, survive with limited nutrients.
The greatest trick companies ever played was making us think we could recycle their products.
In Australia’s vast interior, rivers and lakes are disappearing. “We’re starting to glimpse what the future is going to be like,” one scientist said.
A new report found that oxygen levels in the world’s oceans declined by 2 percent over 50 years, threatening marine life around the planet.
The agreement could help tens of thousands of residents rebuild while helping to resolve the utility’s bankruptcy.