More than a decade ago, the U.S. made a big bet on natural gas as a path to reduced emissions and energy independence. But has that bet gone bad for communities – and the climate?
If we want to slow climate change, we have to slash methane pollution. Methane is heating up the planet and threatens the health of people who live near drill sites.
President Donald Trump says he doubts humans have much of a role in climate change. His administration has downplayed the science of climate change and sought to silence scientists working for the federal government.
Climate change was removed from a key planning document for a New England national park after officials were warned to avoid sensitive topics.
The National Park Service has deleted every mention of humans’ role in climate change in drafts of a report on risks from rising seas and storm surge.
Hurricane Harvey has pummeled Texas, dumping a year’s worth of rain in just a few days and displacing thousands from their homes.
Fossil fuel companies are among the biggest supporters of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Yet federal documents reveal that some companies are well aware of the severe risks of a warming planet.
Two stories about how global warming is shaping human destinies top Tom Knudson’s list of the most interesting recent reporting about climate. Not far behind is a much different story, one that signals hope for a less carbon-intensive future.
The president-elect is gearing up to cut NASA’s environmental monitoring, which includes the data that’s been used to monitor California’s sinking.
The Russian government is expected to benefit from record crop harvests in the coming decades as global warming begins transforming once frigid fields into temperate farmland, according to a recent United Nations report.