The loss of life and the enormous damage Hurricane Ida has left in its wake are renewing bigger conversations around climate change. The past few days alone have seen one biblical-like problem after another: Massive flooding, a total loss of…
In our news wrap Wednesday, three suburban Denver police officers and two paramedics have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. President Joe Biden had his first face-to-face meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr…
The bipartisan infrastructure bill that cleared the Senate Tuesday represents the largest investment in green energy in United States history. But it faces a tough road ahead in the House of Representatives, where some progressive Democrats say it's not enough…
A new report out Monday warns that global temperatures will continue rising in coming decades, and that human activity is driving that increase. Those are among the conclusions reached by the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Michael Oppenheimer, a…
By Michael Grose, Malte Meinshausen, Pep Canadell, Zebedee Nicholls, The Conversation
IPCC authors go beyond the headlines to explain how 1.5℃ warming is measured – and why there’s still reason to hope, and act, if Earth exceeds that limit.
By Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
The fire, which began Aug. 3, is the most severe of dozens in the past week across Greece. The country has been baked by its worst heat wave in three decades.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Earth is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a new report.
By Elena Becatoros, Demetris Nellas, Associated Press
The fire on Evia forced the hasty Friday night evacuation of about 1,400 people from a seaside village and island beaches by a motley assortment of boats after the approaching flames cut off other means of escape.
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy, Lena I. Jackson, Sam Lane
In the middle of an unprecedented heat wave and a worsening drought, western U.S. states are bracing for what could be an even harsher wildfire season than last year's — potentially the worst on record. With many residents still picking…
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