What everyone needs to know about why these fires are spreading so quickly so late in the year, and how to protect your homes and businesses from them.
By Nsikan Akpan
Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore warns that climate change could be an “existential threat” and calls President Trump’s response an “outlier reaction.” In a wide-ranging interview, Judy Woodruff speaks with Gore about Hurricane Michael, President Trump,…
At the moment, the reported links between Hurricane Michael and climate change are murky, at best.
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
Unless we immediately reduce the burning of coal and oil and gas that drive up global temperatures, a new UN report warns the world will suffer tremendous consequences as early as 2040. William Brangham talks with Rafe Pomerance of the…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the…
By Associated Press
He is telling world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly that they aren't doing enough to combat what he calls "a direct existential threat" that is moving faster than people are working to combat it.
By Miles O'Brien
What is causing weather systems like Harvey and Florence to slow down and produce historic rainfall and flooding? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at the growing risk of hurricanes and the evidence that it’s tied to climate change.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued new rules making it easier for oil and gas companies to release methane, a potent greenhouse gas. It's the Trump administration's third major step to roll back regulations aimed at combating global warming and climate…
By Michael D. Regan
People in the U.S. and more than 90 other countries planned to take to the streets in 800 towns and cities to call for immediate action on climate change.
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