The Doomsday Clock — a metaphorical clock that illustrates how close we are to destroying ourselves — has been at its closest time to midnight for the past two years. What will it take to "turn back" the hands of time?
As world leaders meet to try to ramp up efforts to curb climate change, the specter of polar bears looms over them.
At this point, many of us have already thrown out our Christmas trees, but in Louisiana, these discarded trees serve an important purpose for the United States Army.
Motorcycles and off-road vehicles are causing too much damage to New Jersey's Pinelands region and the state isn't doing enough to limit the problem, according to advocates. The state Department of Environmental Protection plans to require permits soon to operate vehicles in the Pinelands.
Around 20 elephants have died over the last eight years after consuming plastic trash in the dump in Pallakkadu village in Ampara district.
Scientist say the hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that could accelerate.
The cast-iron cannons that once protected the nation’s oldest city from invasion now have a new claim on life, thanks to researchers at Texas A&M University.
The federal government will lease an area larger than half the size of Rhode Island off New Jersey's and New York's coasts for wind power development.
Kosovo has reportedly banned cryptocurrency mining due to a severe energy crisis in the Balkan country.
Hochul distanced herself from former Governor Andrew Cuomo and laid out a long list of proposals she says will improve the lives of New Yorkers.
"2021 is pulling out all the tricks… including raining fish in Texarkana today," the Texas city posted on Facebook. "And no, this isn’t a joke."
The National Christmas Tree Association is offering tips on how to get rid of your real Christmas tree without burning it or throwing it in the trash.
In 2022, new car ads in France will encourage greener alternatives like walking or cycling, while several fruits and vegetables will no longer be sold in plastic.
Grassy yards would be banned at all new housing and commercial developments in the Las Vegas metro area as officials try to expand water use limitations and the region prepares for a hotter and drier future.
In a major step to fight climate change, the Biden administration is raising vehicle mileage standards to significantly reduce emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
New York City may prohibit most new buildings from using natural gas, a move that would make the nation's most populous city a showcase for a climate-change-fighting policy.
The DOJ claims the companies' negligence caused about 25,000 gallons of crude oil to spill into the ocean.
Negotiators for California, Arizona and Nevada signed an agreement Wednesday to voluntarily reduce their use of Colorado River water by 500,000 acre-feet in 2022 and 2023 to help stave off another round of mandatory cutbacks.
Average temperatures were up to 10 degrees Celsius more than usual in Arctic Siberia. It played a key role in forest fires, loss of sea ice and global temperature rises that made 2020 one of the three hottest years on record.
The plan is meant to protect the park from flooding caused by climate change, but it involves cutting down trees inside the park.