Temperatures climbed to 90 degrees in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, breaking the all-time heat record for the northerly city. Anchorage's previous record high (at least since 1952) was 85 degrees Fahrenheit,
A continent without air conditioning struggles with 100-degree days in June—and wonders how it will cope with the hotter years ahead. Another deadly heat wave has Europe in its sweaty grip this week. temperatures
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
You could say kids are taking the lead on climate change. Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist and Nobel peace prize nominee, has barnstormed parliaments and United Nations meetings, calling
On Wednesday, the British House of Commons, led by the Conservative Party, voted to declare that the planet was in a “climate emergency.” The day before, a CNN poll found that, in the United States, Democratic
After denying the existence of climate change for years, a handful of elected Republicans now acknowledge that human activity is the primary cause and are calling for “innovative” action to address it.
From Chicago, I write about climate change, green technology, energy. Former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg After receiving a science-policy award Thursday from the
For the BBC’s Climate Change: The Facts, I met those living on the frontline. I struggled to cope with what I learned We live in a time of loss. Wild places dwindle, the animals and plants that live in
Trump Isn’t Just Reversing Obama’s Foreign Policies. He’s Making it Impossible for His Successor to Go Back to Them.
How the administration will fundamentally damage U.S. national interests for years to come. Aaron David Miller served as a State Department Middle East analyst, adviser and negotiator in Republican and