BP’s got a new boss, Bernard Looney. He doesn’t wear a tie, he’s on Instagram and he’s going to shrink its carbon footprint to “net…Read More Beware oil execs in environmentalists’ clothing – BP could derail real change
On Thursday, the Democratic presidential candidates discussed their plans to tackle climate change during the sixth Democratic primary debate. Here's where each of the Democratic…Read More What each Democrat running for president thinks the US should do about climate change
Scientists worldwide — 11,258 of them, to be exact, from 153 countries — have endorsed a declaration of “climate emergency,” predicting “untold human suffering” if…Read More More than 11,000 scientists declare a climate emergency
In mid-July 1974, a bolt of lightning struck a tree in a remote area of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, igniting a blaze that burned…Read More Smokey Bear Is 75. Is It Time For Him To Retire?
Scientists from more than 150 countries have officially declared a ‘ climate emergency ’ – just hours after Donald Trump started the process to leave…Read More ‘Climate emergency’ declared as Trump begins process to leave Paris agreement
Whether it’s a quickly chugged-down morning cup, a lukewarm afternoon jolt from the coffee machine at work, a pumpkin spiced latte in the fall or…Read More A Coffee Crisis Is Brewing And It Could Make Your Morning Joe Less Tasty
A recent report has described reforestation – a vital part of rewilding – as having “mind-blowing potential” to fight climate change. But what is it, and is…Read More What is rewilding, and could it be the climate change answer we’re looking for?
WASHINGTON — Amazon committed on Thursday to meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule and be carbon neutral by…Read More Amazon Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral by 2040
On Wednesday, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates discussed their ideas about how to address climate change in a CNN town hall. Theseven-hour televised event included…Read More What the 10 Democrats running for president each think the US should do about climate change
Europe is warming faster than expected, with climate change increasing the number of days of extreme heat and decreasing the number of days of extreme…Read More Europe is heating up faster than expected – and we’re dangerously unprepared
Brazil's Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, with the country's space agency reporting an 83% increase over the same period…Read More Amazon rainforest fire burning at ‘record rate’ as smoke blocks sun in Brazil
The 52 Places Traveler A little behind-the-scenes peek into his strange, but wonderful, day-to-day. By Sebastian Modak Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination…Read More Midway Through His Year, Our 52 Places Traveler Answers Readers’ Questions
TheWrap Emmy magazine: “We set out to communicate to the audience that the world is in difficulty,”producer Keith Scholey says of the British series Actress…Read More How 'Our Planet' Became a Surprise Emmy Heavyweight – With More Nominations Than 'Veep'
The World Resources Institute has identified 17 countries that face “extremely high” levels of water stress. “Water stress” measures how much competition there is over…Read More Photos show what living in 17 countries with 'extremely high water stress' looks like on the ground
A modern day caveman living in the Alps is now offering lessons on how to be a Neanderthal. Guido Camia, 37, who used to work…Read More Caveman living in Alps offers ‘Neanderthal lessons’ on how to survive in wild
2018 was a record-breaking year for ocean temperatures — the warmest since scientists startedkeeping track. Theworld’s oceans are heating up 40% faster than scientists previously…Read More The oceans are the hottest they’ve been since we started measuring — which means we should prepare for more disastrous flooding and storms
A Dutch start-up has unveiled what it claims is the world's first long-range solar car, which the company claims has a range of 450 miles…Read More ‘World’s first long-range solar car’ will travel 450 miles on a single charge
Last year was thewarmest on record for the planet’s oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth’s surface temperature. Scientists are discovering thatGreenland and…Read More Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years
Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than expected, research has revealed. The accelerated melting is thought to be due…Read More World’s largest ice shelf is melting ’10 times faster than previously thought’
The Antarctic’s second-largest colony of emperor penguins collapsed in 2016, with more than 10,000 chicks lost, and the population has not recovered, according to a…Read More An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes
Hawaii, a popular tourism destination, receives upwards of 9.3 million visitors annually. But the iconic Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu may soon be…Read More Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could be engulfed by the ocean in 20 years — here's the plan to save it
KATHMANDU, Nepal — One-third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening water sources for 1.9 billion…Read More One-third of Himalayan glaciers are already lost to climate change
In 2016, the city adopted a climate change action plan to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent. Now, during recent budget discussions, city…Read More Peterborough residents can donate funds toward city environmental projects
There’s a war of words developing between the city councils of Victoria and Calgary. It started when Victoria council endorsed a class action lawsuit against…Read More Victoria backs climate change lawsuit against energy industry, is accused of hypocrisy in Alberta
Halifax council voted on Tuesday to declare a climate emergency — a mostly symbolic acknowledgment that climate change is a serious and urgent threat. The…Read More Halifax joins Vancouver as 2nd Canadian city to declare climate emergency
WASHINGTON — It might seem counterintuitive, but the dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the US thanks to a sudden…Read More You’d better get used to more polar vortex outbreaks
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter Aaron Davis, a British botanist, has spent 30 years trekking…Read More Global Warming Is Helping to Wipe Out Coffee in the Wild
KATOWICE, Poland — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to…Read More Major climate change deal passed at U.N. meeting
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. World leaders struck an agreement three years ago in Paris…Read More The Paris Accord Promised a Climate Solution. Here’s Where We Are Now.
The 70-year-old folk singer, who still performs children’s music, speaks in a new interview about his career as well as his anti-Trump tweets. Raffi Cavoukian…Read More Raffi Takes A Political Turn On Social Media