The final permit from regulators in Queensland came less than a month after a conservative coalition that champions coal won in national elections.
Swarms of insects move across continents each year. Scientists used radar to track one species and discovered a vast ecological force.
Also this week, a Texas bill that could make environmental protests riskier.
The change, prompted in part by Hurricane Sandy, should help improve predictions of severe weather events like winter storms and hurricanes.
Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”
The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis.
The prime minister’s plan leaves many questions unanswered, but sets a new standard that she hopes other countries will adopt.
The speech in his home state of Indiana seemed aimed at easing concerns about his age and lack of experience in world affairs.
The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas.
Administration officials said proposed testimony by a State Department scientist amounted to “climate alarm propaganda.”
Three years after the school board passed a resolution mandating climate justice education in all public schools, a rollout may be coming.
The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk.
Plus, why the auto industry doesn’t want Trump to loosen emissions standards.
Also this week, leisure travel on a warming planet.
Three judges heard arguments in a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change.
In a letter signed by 17 industry giants including Ford, General Motors and Toyota, the firms asked Mr. Trump to go back to the negotiating table.
Robert Macfarlane’s “Underland” explores ancient forests, urban catacombs and buried rivers to probe the secrets of man’s often malign influence on the earth.
A new study projects how many additional deaths could occur in 15 American cities if the world misses its targets for taming climate change.
As climbers continue to die in the Himalayas, a look back at the conquest of the tallest mountain in the world.
Even former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has embraced the goals of the Green New Deal, showing just how far the Democratic field has moved on climate change.