The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in Kenya on Monday, as more than 150 high-level delegations began a weeklong examination of the intersection between global economic progress and the environment.
Climate change and habitat encroachment is causing plant and animal species to become extinct 1,000 times faster than before humans arrived.
Study helps explain why Antarctic sea ice is not receding in the face of global warming.
Federal regulators concluded Thursday that Dominion Energy’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland would pose “no significant impact” on the environment — a positive step for the company.
Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration’s sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
Researchers find bees adapt to their environment by incorporating plastic into the construction of their hives.
The average world temperature was 58.12 degrees, tying with 2003 for the fourth warmest since 1880.
When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.
Former Vice President Al Gore warned that civilization might be doomed within the next 100 years if nothing is done to stop global warming.
A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.