Al Gore's visit to Trump Tower has stirred hopes that the president-elect may be adjusting his stance on climate change. Environmentalists say Trump's cabinet picks will be telling.
On Monday, Mexico established 160 million acres in biological reserves, surpassing UN targets three years early.
New climate models have allowed scientists to simulate future thunderstorms. Some states already being ravaged by flooding might expect more of the same, if global warming continues at current levels.
Former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to talk about climate change.
Although Trump and Obama agendas differ, some forces tilt toward continuity, Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency says.
The decision to block construction of a controversial portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline could be overturned by Donald Trump. But it could also kindle new activism.
The US Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it will not grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
Animal rights activists, some of whom argue the hunt is inhumane, plan to stage protests as the second segment of this year’s hunt begins on Monday.
The Carnival Corporation will plead guilty to seven felony counts related to illegally dumping ships' contaminated waste and intentionally trying to cover it up, the US Justice Department said Thursday.
After a sudden increase in earthquakes, which have been linked to oil extraction practices, Oklahoma instituted new limits on wastewater injection. Since then, the quakes have dropped off significantly, according to a new analysis.
A new study warns that a feedback phenomenon in the soil may release even more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, creating the equivalent of another United States in terms of global emissions.
Cities around the world are taking on an increasing role in combatting climate change, part of global efforts to meet the Paris climate agreement's goals.
The EPA aims for US car fleets to average 54.5 miles per gallon in 2025 – and seeks to keep Republicans from changing the policy in 2017.