One letter to executives around the world has prioritized climate change on corporate agendas. But will this make a difference without government regulation?
Devastating floods came soon after the bush fires. Scientists call it “compound extremes,” as one catastrophe intensifies the next.
As climate change threatens exports like oysters and rice, residents cling to a pageant tradition that celebrates them.
The United States, under pressure from Europe, agreed to include a climate reference in an official G20 statement.
On an island in the Philippines, waterlogged for one-third of every year, residents adjust to their sodden existence instead of fleeing.
Volunteers use different colors of yarn to make “temperature scarves” that serve as fashionable records of a warming world.
At first, villagers thought the dark, dense blot in the sky was a harmless cloud. Then came the terrifying realization that the locusts had arrived.
Global average temperatures for the month were 2.05 degrees Fahrenheit above average and slightly higher than in January 2016, the previous record-holder.
The world is indifferent to our fate.
Scientists worked out what lived in part of the Western United States tens of thousands of years ago by studying DNA found in pack rat middens.
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The findings add urgency of efforts to cut emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas routinely leaked or intentionally released into the atmosphere.
The world’s richest man unveiled a fund to help climate scientists and activists, an escalation of his philanthropic efforts.
Americans looking to cut back on meat are following a movement forged by a groundbreaking book, ‘Diet for a Small Planet.’
What many of us have witnessed this fire season feels alive and monstrous. With climate change forcing a relaxed country to stumble toward new ways of work, leisure and life, will politics follow?
Thailand funded the first dam on the river in Laos, and it is Thai towns, farms and fisheries that are suffering.
A sweeping overhaul aims to make commercial garbage pickup safer for pedestrians, workers and the environment.
Sharing the prize with Al Gore, his U.N. organization was recognized for its work on global warming, but his career was undone by harassment accusations.
The Canada Letter speaks with a Times reporter who has looked into large investors who have turned away from the oil sands.
A proposal to build two huge barriers — one that would connect Norway to Scotland, the other France to England — was described as a warning about the urgency of the climate crisis.