A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.
German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough and free marketeers criticize as a waste of taxpayers' money.
The mayor's office said that 10 families are still living in hotels.
The mayor announced that those streets demanding drivers move their parked vehicles twice a week would now only require moving them once.
Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement was the latest in a series of Trump administration rollbacks or eliminations of existing or pending public health and environmental protections, targeting Obama administration initiatives in particular. The Trump administration says the regulations are burdensome to business and are unnecessary.
“We are reopening the Northeast Canyons to commercial fishing,” Trump told a roundtable meeting with fishing industry representatives and Maine officials. “We’re opening it today — we’re undoing his executive order.”
An incredible photo shows Mount Everest visible for the first time in decades from the Nepalese city of Kathmandu.
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found.
There has baen a major decrease in carbon dioxide emissions across the globe as a result of coronavirus lockdowns all across the planet. Now, environmentalists are hoping that, as the lockdowns end, a focus will stay on providing the best possible air quality.
The air is getting cleaner amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but these blue skies may be temporary.
One of the two operating nuclear reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center north of New York City is shutting down this week. The 1,020-megawatt Unit 2 reactor will shut down Thursday night and the Unit 3 reactor will close a year later under an agreement plant owner Entergy reached in 2017 with the state and the environmental group Riverkeeper.
A rare and very large hole that opened up in the ozone layer over the Arctic in early April has now healed itself, scientists say.
While the changes have come at a high cost, scientists have observed cleaner air in major cities around the world.
There’s a 75% chance that 2020 will become the hottest year on record and a 99.9% chance that it will end up in the top five, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported.
The world has experienced positive environmental effects as people have stayed home due to COVID-19.
Andrea Mangoni captured mesmerizing video of a jellyfish calmly swimming through the clear waters of a Venice canal.
For the first time in decades, bald eagles have been found nesting in an Arizona saguaro cactus.
Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee as the movement to eliminate single-use plastics took hold in mainstream America.
Out of toilet paper and turning to alternate products in the bathroom? Public works leaders say think before you flush.
New Jersey is again looking to change the way customers take home food and beverages. The state Senate on Thursday voted 22-14 to ban single-use plastic and paper bags along with foam containers. The bill would not ban plastic straws, but customers would have to request them.