Long before the current devastation in California, scientists had built a strong case linking a changing climate to more wildfires. Since hotter weather promotes drought and drought increases the chances of fire, rising temperatures have intensified the risks. Science correspondent…
By John Upton, Climate Central, Kate Wheeling, Pacific Standard
Tens of thousands of homeless in Southern California are struggling to escape smoke as wildfires tear through the region.
By William Brangham
The plummeting price of solar panels has led to a boom of customers and solar industry jobs. What does it mean for the evolution of utility companies? William Brangham reports.
The U.S. delegation's fondness for coal and nuclear may provide abundant cover to other nations to continue polluting. That means we're going to need technology now more than ever.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Nov. 18, nearly 200 countries, not including the U.S., agree to move forward on climate change. Also, the quest to develop a universal and long-lasting flu vaccine, and a report shows that black residents of…
By Rashmi Shivni
One pocket of the Indian Ocean is rising faster than other seas, and these scientists may know why.
By Associated Press
Movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants environmental activists to give more attention to immediate health hazards like air and water pollution.
By Michael D. Regan
A powerful alliance of leaders representing American cities, states and business said on Saturday that they would continue to back the Paris climate accord.
We are now in the warmest period in modern civilization. That’s according to an extensive report -- authored by 13 federal agencies, experts and scientists -- that directly contradicts the Trump administration’s position on climate change. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The conclusion contradicts a favorite talking point of senior members of the Trump administration.
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