Researchers at Purdue University hope an ultra-white paint could curb global warming.
Volvo said its vehicles will be completely leather-free by 2030, as the company also works toward its goal of being fully electric.
World leaders made “faint signs of progress” on the financial end of fighting climate change in a special United Nations feet-to-the-fire meeting Monday, but they didn't commit to more crucial cuts in emissions of the heat-trapping gases that cause global warming.
Eight months into his presidency, Biden has been out of sync with allies on the chaotic ending to the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
A private company is aiming to revive the woolly mammoth, raising questions about ethics and unintended consequences.
The head of the United Nations says a new report shows the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The head of the United Nations on Thursday called for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming.
Climate change could push more than 200 million people to move within their own countries in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken in the coming years to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap.
The Southern and Northern lights pulled off spectacular shows in the skies over Tasmania and Alaska earlier this week.
Several accredited medical journals rallied together to warn leaders around the world that climate change is the “greatest threat to global health.”
Water that is treated but still radioactive from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant will soon be released into the ocean in a decades-long mission.
Many people are asking why no one foretold of the deadly ramifications of Hurricane Ida's remnants in the Northeast, but some did.
The World Meteorological Organization said the main driving factors associated with increased disasters over the past 50 years include climate change, more extreme weather and improved reporting.
Federal ocean regulators are considering new rules to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales, which number only about 360, from getting trapped in fishing gear.
Greenland’s ice sheet experienced temperatures above freezing for about nine hours on Aug. 14, allowing rain to fall.
U.S. officials declared the first-ever water shortage from a river that serves 40 million people in the West.
Smoke from dozens of wildfires burning in Russia reached the North Pole for the first time in recorded history, NASA said.
The IPCC report envisions five different scenarios. Under the worst, carbon emissions continue to increase. Under the best, the world experiences large and quick pollution cuts. But in every scenario, the planet would still exceed a crucial warming threshold by the 2030s.
In a report released Monday, the independent experts on the U.N.-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agreed that almost all warming since pre-industrial times was caused by the release of heat-trapping gases such as carbon dioxide and methane.
A U.N. report said Earth’s climate is getting so hot that temperatures will probably blow past a level of warming that leaders have sought to prevent.