America’s new normal temperature is a degree hotter than it was just two decades ago.
In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
Nassau County residents and small business owners will be able to apply to have their failing cesspools or septic systems replaced.
It’s a process known as carbon capture, and it’s already possible — though it’s expensive and not presently commercially viable.
Scientists, parks advocates and conservations say the resiliency of Big Basin Redwoods State Park is cause for hope well beyond the Santa Cruz mountains.
Thursday marked the second Earth Day to be celebrated during the COVID-19 pandemic. A year in lockdown has had an impact on our climate and environment, both good and bad, but how?
Plans also include solar canopies at Disneyland Paris that will provide shelter for 9,500 guest vehicles, a facility that will power ~70% of Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line’s private island in The Bahamas.
A distillery in Manhattan partnered with a Brooklyn farm and a food equity group to make a limited edition basil-infused vodka in time for Earth Day.
The leaders of Russia and China have put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden long enough to pledge international cooperation on cutting climate-wrecking coal and petroleum emissions.
New Jersey will incorporate the impacts of climate change and rising seas into all its major policy decisions in the near future, and will seek to share the costs of protecting the state among all levels of government and the private sector.
The Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates urged world leaders in an open letter to end the expansion of coal, oil and gas production in an effort to tackle the climate crisis.
Under the East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan, 4.2 miles of coastline from East 25th Street to Montgomery Street will be buried under 8 to 10 feet of landfill to elevate East River Park.
President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders.
The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland established a task force this week to prioritize action on climate change. Her order also revoked several Trump-era orders that she said did not align with the department’s mission.
Calling all stargazers: The first major meteor shower of the year — the Lyrids — will occur in mid-April and is expected to light up the evening sky with a dazzling display.
The key to prediction lies in subtle increases in radiant heat flux
From the changing forests in Oregon to the evolving glaciers in Greenland, a new feature on Google Earth illustrates nearly four decades of climate change from endless vantage points.
After 2020’s record-breaking hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, it would be nice to catch a weather break in 2021 — but hurricane activity is showing no signs of slowing down.
The changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic caused emissions to drop by about 7% in 2020 compared to 2019, but the drop was too small and too short in duration to show up as a significant deviation to the upward trend of CO2.