Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency plans to change the way it calculates the health risks of air pollution,
Cindy Shaw, a carbon-research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service, studies the boreal forest — the world’s most northerly forest, which circles the top of the globe like a ring of hair around a
There’s a reason why the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has successfully goaded powerful politicians into long-overdue climate action in just six months. Thunberg, who is on the autism
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
Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer countries, the United Nations announced on Friday. Exporting countries including
Scientists aboard a NASA airplane swooped over some of Greenland's largest glaciers on Monday, spotting melted ice and raging rivers. It's significant, because though it's not nearly summer, large blue
The US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring.
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Three years ago, the National Aquarium in Baltimore made a big announcement. After a public backlash against marine animal parks brought on by the documentary Blackfish, the aquarium decided to move its
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — When John Barrasso, a Republican from oil and uranium-rich Wyoming who has spent years blocking climate
Measles continues to spread in the United States, federal health officials said on Monday, surpassing 700 cases this year as health officials around the country sought aggressive action to stem the worst
O'Rourke releases plan to fight climate change with $5 trillion investment and net-zero emissions by 2050
(CNN) — Beto O'Rourke on Monday released his plan to tackle climate change in his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate. O'Rourke plans to invest $5 trillion over 10 years in infrastructure innovation