The researchers used high-resolution computer models to pinpoint how much an altered climate influences the likelihood of specific extreme wildfires, floods, droughts and heatwaves. This growing field of research is called climate change attribution. …
By Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
With its proposals, which will need to be approved by lawmakers and member states, the EU's executive arm wants to transform its ambition of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century into biding law. Climate activists and Green members…
By Adam Welz, Yale Environment 360
The devastating bushfires that raged through southeastern Australia for months burned millions of acres. In the wake of the fires, a new threat has emerged – massive amounts of ash and debris being washed into rivers and waterways, killing fish…
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Nations such as the Gambia, Pakistan and the Comoros islands could lose more than half their beaches. Big countries like Australia, the United States and China will lose the most in absolute terms.
By Justin Stabley
In popular culture, Dyson is most famous for his thought experiments on space travel and future civilizations.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
A federal report said such removing the dams would destabilize the power grid, increase overall greenhouse emissions and more than double the risk of regional power outages.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Heathrow Airport's plans to increase its capacity by over 50% were stalled when a British court said the government failed to consider the impact on climate change when it approved the project.
By Ken Sweet, Associated Press
The bank will only lend to power companies to build coal power plants when the design includes carbon capture technology and will not finance new projects involving oil and gas development in the Arctic.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
The notion of banning fracking is dividing the Democrats running for president and increasingly dividing Democrats in the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.
By Miles O'Brien
The Thwaites Glacier is the largest, most menacing source of rising sea levels all over the world, and it is melting at an alarming rate. For years, scientists have warily watched it from afar, but in November, a team set…
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