The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed greatly narrowing the use of one of the country"s landmark environmental laws, calling for changes that could allow projects ranging from oil pipelines to mines to move forward with far less federal review of their impact on the environment.
Metallica donated more than $500,000 to relief efforts as the Australian bushfires continue to ravage the country.
The Amazon rainforest has lost the equivalent of 8.4 million soccer fields or 10.3 million American football fields over the past 10 years due to deforestation.
Piles of wrapping paper would appear after everyone has opened their gifts for the holidays, but is it recyclable?
The Arctic region is changing dramatically as a result of climate change. Permafrost is melting and releasing carbon into the atmosphere, and a new federal report suggests that this may have tipped the Arctic region past the point of no return, making it a global warming accelerator.
The 16-year-old Swedish activist is the youngest person to ever receive the distinction.
Texas A&M will join more than 2,000 universities in the US that have already become smoke and tobacco-free, according to Texas A&M President Michael K. Young.
Drought, intense heat waves, exceptional precipitation and record-low sea ice were extreme weather events made more likely by human-caused climate change, according to new research published Monday.
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
A study found that hotter temperatures could put pregnant women at risk of giving birth earlier than expected, sometimes as early as two weeks.
In early November, the San Jacinto River turned a mysterious bright white color at the west fork near Humble.
The whale was found with roughly 220 pounds of garbage and debris, including sections of net, plastic cups and bags.
A new report from the U.N. Environment Program shows the amount of planet-heating gases being pumped into the atmosphere hitting a new high last year, despite a near-global pledge to reduce them.
The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.
Insect and spider populations are falling dramatically across the globe, spurring concern throughout the scientific community, and a new study suggests that the decline may be happening more quickly and extensively than previously suspected.
“I saw the weirdest thing,” said Bob Rehak, who captured the photos and shared them on his blog. “It was like a two-tone river.”
The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
"What we need is for our rulers and politicians to listen to the research," the 16-year-old climate activist was quoted as saying.
A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling, and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to harm a struggling bird species.