Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
The combination of the hot summer sun and geothermal activity raised the blacktop temperature to an asphalt melting 160 degrees.
Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience.
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.