OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland (AP) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others
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The chemical signature of methane released from fracking is found in the atmosphere, pointing to shale gas operations as the culprit. Scientists have measured big increases in the amount of methane, the
A top climate scientist quit USDA, following others who say Trump has politicized science. One of the nation’s leading climate change scientists is quitting the Agriculture Department in protest over Trump
The huge northern ice sheet is in the middle of its second major melt event this year, a warning sign for the planet. On the Greenland ice sheet, high at the top of the planet, things are not well. The
New research shows that the recent rise in global temperatures is unlike anything seen on Earth during the past 2,000 years. Global warming skeptics sometimes say rising temperatures are just another occurring
Whalers voyaged to locations far beyond established sea lanes, which means their logbooks are filled with rare and valuable weather observations. When 19th century whalers jotted down weather and temperature
President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels. The Trump administration scrapped a landmark climate change rule on Wednesday that was designed to lessen
WASHINGTON — President Trump has rolled back environmental regulations, pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, brushed aside dire predictions about the effects of climate change, and
Carbon dioxide hits a level not seen for 3 million years. Here's what that means for climate change — and humanity.
Scientists are sounding the alarm over the potential for catastrophic changes to our environment. In the latest bit of bad news for a planet beset by climate change, the concentration of carbon dioxide
The Trump administration sought to remove references to climate change from an international statement on Arctic policy that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to endorse next week, leading to
If you live in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, or Florida, you might be curious about which areas this super-computer-powered map says are at risk of being underwater. By the middle of the century,
The House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change held its first meeting of the year yesterday, which featured a lot of talk about United States-China relations and the matter of emissions reduction.
"We can believe the climate deniers or we can believe our eyes," Florida's Matt Gaetz said in an interview. No one will ever mistake Florida's Matt Gaetz for a left-winger. The 36-year-old been deemed
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lawmaker wants to strike climate change from state science standards. A Virginia legislator worries teachers are indoctrinating students with their personal views global
Days before his death, Wallace Broecker urged scientists to consider deploying a last-ditch solar shield to stop global warming. After struggling with heart disease for decades, the renowned climate scientist