North American migratory birds have been getting smaller over the past four decades and the reason appears to be related to climate change, according to findings from a University of Michigan-led analysis of a large dataset.
Youth climate strikers held a rally near City Hall on Friday to keep the focus on an issue they say keeps getting hushed.
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
Activists of all ages and from all corners of the planet demanded concrete action Friday against climate change from leaders and negotiators.
Emma Thompson.warns that people may have to eat their pets for protein due to global warming.
New Jersey lawmakers are set to consider legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags in the state as well as plastic foam containers commonly used for takeout.
A study found that hotter temperatures could put pregnant women at risk of giving birth earlier than expected, sometimes as early as two weeks.
Sewage backed up and flooded homes in Queens. City officials will bring in contractors to help clean up the mess.
The whale was found with roughly 220 pounds of garbage and debris, including sections of net, plastic cups and bags.
A sea lion scared a working dog on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean. The dog ran away and was missing.
H&M has decided to test out a clothing rental service as the fashion industry faces environmental concerns over its contribution to waste and pollution.
The New York City Council will consider four bills to regulate paper receipts.
A study found that 82% of people with unused electronic devices have no plans to recycle or sell them.
Vancouver is bringing in bans on the use of plastic bags, straws and other single-use items, while introducing what the city believes to be a first-of-its-kind fee for disposable cups in the country.
A new report from the U.N. Environment Program shows the amount of planet-heating gases being pumped into the atmosphere hitting a new high last year, despite a near-global pledge to reduce them.
The band Coldpay is not going to tour again until they can figure out how to make it less negative on the enviornment.
There will be fewer private trash haulers in New York City as a result of a new law signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio that cracks down on the industry.
Designers such as Marc Jacobs, Oscar De La Renta, Express, J. Crew and others produce hundreds of thousands of pounds of fabric that normally just gets dumped in a landfill. But a New York City nonprofit has found a way to take that unwanted fabric and give it new life.
A New York-based nonprofit called FABSCRAP has helped prevent almost a half million pounds of leftover fabric from ending up in landfills.
Despite promises from world leaders to do more to combat climate change, a U.N. environmental report says that most countries are still investing in fossil fuels.