Tropical forests have historically absorbed excess carbon dioxide, but new research indicates that these areas have become a net source of CO2.
Convincing the public about the threat of climate change is hard enough as it is, but what happens when climate scientists don't even have the numbers to prove it?
An Indian court has recognized Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as "legal persons" in an effort to curb environmental destruction, weeks after it granted similar status to the country's two most sacred rivers.
These are the smallest polar ice caps in the Arctic and Antarctic this time of year in the 38-year satellite record.
Scott Pruitt says there's no proof that carbon dioxide pollution is causing the Earth to heat up. Well-established science — and a scientist who's a fellow Republican — says that's flat-out wrong.
China says it'll invest an additional $361 billion in renewable energy projects by 2020, and in the process create 13 million new jobs. The move's in sharp contrast to Donald Trump's promise to reinvigorate the coal industry in the US. Mary Kay Magistad of The World's "Whose Century Is It?" podcast says China seems to have a clearer vision of the future.
India was notably absent from the public chorus of support for the Paris agreement after Donald Trump was elected. The silence has worried experts.
Nature is amazing. But nature also needs our help.
Software executive and writer Björn Beer decided to move with his wife and daughter to Montana, near Glacier National Park, in part to bear witness to the glaciers’ disappearance.
It's the first-ever deal binding all the world's nations, rich and poor, to a commitment to cap global warming caused mainly by the burning of coal, oil and gas.
Citizen activists tried to stop the government’s recent auction of 4,400 oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico. They failed, but the auction brought in less revenue than expected.