The saltmarsh sparrow could be extinct as soon as 50 years from now, becoming the first bird to go extinct in the Lower 48 since 1931, according to the Connecticut Audubon Society.
Expressing concerns of losing energy independence, Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a plan shut down their last nuclear power plant in 2029.
The US Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday that is will not use force to evict activists protesting plans for an oil pipeline beneath a lake near North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux reservation.
In 2015, the Pine Island Glacier lost 225 square miles of iceberg due to inland rifts caused by a warming ocean underneath the ice.
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On Tuesday, eight teens asked a Washington court to find the state in contempt for adopting what they argue are insufficient rules for lowering carbon emissions.
Researchers say that adopting daylight savings time could be a simple method to offer significant protection to Australia's dwindling koala population.
While the sea ice melt does not directly contribute to sea level rise, it does hold direct consequences for the whole planet.
Two-thirds of Americans are very or moderately interested in global warming. Yet two-thirds say they hear or talk about the issue only 'several times a year or less.'
A new report finds that up to 71 percent of Americans want the United States to stay in the Paris climate deal, but views on whether climate change is a threat differ more widely.
Whale watchers say sightings of humpback whales in the New York area have increased in recent years, but it’s still unusual to spot one in the Hudson River.
Donald Trump won't be the first person to lead a Western democracy after a campaign dismissive of climate change. Canada and Australia have been there before.
Arctic sea ice has been on a consistent decline for years. But until recently, Antarctic sea ice was actually expanding. What's happening?
Both oil company officials and environmental groups say that Trump would not be able to quickly lift the five-year plan.