Huge clean energy prospects await us if we are willing to look anew at the wastelands we have long shunned as best forgotten, writes author and lawyer Philip Warburg.
A new study is the first to put numbers to the idea that increasing heat drives moisture from the ground, intensifying drought conditions in places like California.
China has promised to begin to taper emissions by 2030, but planning for the future is difficult without a concrete understanding of current emissions levels.
Groundwater depletion is causing some towns in California's Central Valley to sink as much as two feet per year.
Prominent Muslim scholars have issued a statement asking world leaders to phase out their use of fossil fuels and called on Muslims to treat action on global warming as a religious duty.
The kind of food crises that helped spark the Arab Spring will occur every 30 years instead of every century thanks to climate change and population increases, according to a new report.
Authorities closed the surrounding Cotopaxi National Park after two minor blasts occurred Friday.
Humanity currently demands 1.6 Earth's worth of resources from the planet each year.
Californians eye approaching El Niño, potentially the second strongest on record, with hope and trepidation.