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.
Jane Fonda was arrested on Friday after declaring she took time off her Netflix series to spend months engaging in political activism.
Danish toymaker Lego is testing a new way for customers to return their unwanted bricks in an effort to move closer to its goal of switching to 100 percent sustainable materials in the next decade.
Humans are fishing more tuna from the ocean than ever before, and we’re venturing further than ever into open ocean to do so, but the rate at which industrial tuna fishing is increasing is unsustainable, according to a recent study published in the journal Fisheries Research.
A photo shared by a South Florida nature center illustrates how plastics can be deadly for marine life.
The Trump administration ratcheted up its feud with California on Wednesday as the Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice accusing San Francisco of violating the federal Clean Water Act.
A federal judge pushed top Carnival Corp. executives on Wednesday to work faster to fix ocean pollution problems caused by the world’s largest cruise line.