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.
Walking along Cua Dai is like visiting a beach-restoration technology exhibition, with efforts ranging from stone seawalls to fiber-and-sand wave breakers.
Thousands of mysterious jelly-like creatures washed ashore on Huntington Beach in California this week, prompting speculation as to what they could be.
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Nearly 200 people gathered along the shore of Long Island's Moriches Bay this past weekend to mark the death of a humpback whale that was found stranded on a sandbar in shallow water last week.
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.