President-elect Joe Biden has picked climate-change older statesman John Kerry for a newly created role of climate envoy for national security.
A mysterious monolith, which is believed to be some kind of metal, was discovered in the remote parts of Utah
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the sale of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to a dismantling company without granting requests by lawmakers and environmental groups for public hearings.
President Donald Trump is railing against the Paris climate accord and telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.
The Indian Point nuclear power plant is set to be sold to a New Jersey company for dismantling.
President-elect Joe Biden will enter the White House facing a deeply polarized country amid a global pandemic and its economic fallout.
The state Attorney General's Office and the Department of Environmental Protection are accusing three companies of failing to clean up chemicals that have polluted public drinking water.
The executive actions would include rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, reinstating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, rejoin the World Health Organization and repeal Trump's travel ban targeting majority Muslim nations.
Another scallop season has arrived. For a second year in a row, the seafood is in short supply.
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed a bill into law that prohibits single-use plastic and paper bags and disposable food containers and cups made out of polystyrene foam as of May 2022.
The United States formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.
Philpott captured time-lapse imagery on Oct. 31 which showed the full moon rising in the sky.
The United States is out of the Paris climate agreement on the day after the presidential election.
A new study finds that well more than a million tons of plastic waste in the U.S. isn't going where it should, instead ending up in oceans and rivers and along roads.
The Sanitation Department has a reward program for tipsters who can provide information and license plate numbers of those dumping garbage illegally.
Arctic sea ice melt season typically lasts from March until September, before sea ice begins to freeze over again. But this year, the sea ice is not recovering as expected.
The mesmerizing display was captured Oct. 19 in a timelapse video by British photographer Matt Robinson on the island of Senja in Norway.
The study found that the reef ecosystem lost half of its corals between 1995 and 2017.
New York’s long-delayed ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect Monday.
An ocean sunfish swimming off the coast of Massachusetts has gotten a lot of unnecessary attention recently -- for simply “doing normal sunfish activities.”