A UN-backed carbon offsetting program enriched Russian and Ukrainian companies but made climate change worse, according to a new study.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that the deaths may be linked to a toxic algae bloom in the Pacific Ocean, which first appeared in May.
The chunk of ice lost from the edge of Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier is nearly five square miles in area, which might be the biggest calving event on record.
A research expedition returned to San Francisco Sunday from a month-long reconnaissance mission that is part of a major effort to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Danny is the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic Season, but calm storms seasons do sometimes include a major tempest.
Boreal forests make up about 30 percent of the planet’s total forest area. Ecosystem scholars say that they are being threatened by warmer temperatures brought on by climate change.
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.