Atmospheric ozone absorbs ultraviolet light coming from the sun. Its absence means more of this high-energy radiation reaches the Earth, where it can harm living cells.
By Associated Press
Antonio Guterres warned governments that climate change is proceeding faster than predicted and fossil fuel emissions have already bounced back from a pandemic dip.
By Frank Jordans, Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
Environmental activists have long claimed the practice is cruel. But this year even people on the Faeroes who defend the four-century-old practice have spoken out amid fears that this year's slaughter will draw unwanted attention.
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press
Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hotspots unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and bridge the development gap, a World Bank report…
By Renata Brito, Associated Press
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
The International Atomic Energy Agency, which is assisting Japan with the planned release, met with government officials to discuss technical details before traveling to the Fukushima Daiichi plant for an on-site examination.
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
he pollution can choke off sea life, harm food safety and coastal tourism and contribute to climate change.
By Willem Marx, Joan Martelli
A landmark climate report released this month by the United Nations predicted dire consequences for the world if more is not done to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere. More than 100 countries including the U.S. have committed to a…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The move comes as the Biden administration expands its scrutiny of government fossil fuel sales that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
By Thomas Peipert, Associated Press
As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a rush of mud and boulders tumbling down steep canyon…
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