Typically, scientists are reluctant to engage in what could be perceived as political activism. But many researchers are now pushing back against what they call unprecedented attacks on climate change research by the Trump administration.
He's issued executive orders backing pipelines, and wants to open federal lands and loosen regulations. All that may add jobs in the industry, but market forces are in driver's seat.
President Trump signed orders Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, projects that the Obama administration halted out of concerns for the environment.
An appeals court in Sacramento is set to hear a four-year-old legal challenge to California's emissions trading program.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have canceled a Feb. 2017 conference on climate change and health, but officials are not publicly saying why.
In this edition: How President Trump's Cabinet nominees talk about climate; why Scott Pruitt sees an EPA in need of restraint; will Republicans curb Endangered Species Act?
'An Inconvenient Sequel' takes viewers to Georgetown, Texas, which will soon draw all of its electricity from wind and solar. Could stories like this one point toward a possible shift in conservatives' energy policy?
The giant rift in the Larsen C ice shelf has advanced more than 6 miles since January 1st, the MIDAS project announced on Friday.
The last time the Earth's oceans were this warm, the water level was two to three stories higher than it is today, according to a new research paper.
A comprehensive new look at the numbers of our fellow primates doesn't bode well.
Cabinet candidates aren't calling climate change a 'hoax,' but they're taking on climate science by emphasizing a lack of modeling precision and disagreements among scientists.
Last year was the third year in a row to shatter global heat records, a trend that scientists say shows 'big changes' are already underway.
Republican lawmakers are preparing to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, arguing that the law is an unnecessary hindrance to economic development.
On average, Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end of the century, researchers estimate.
The United States has contributed $1 billion total toward the UN climate fund. Will other wealthy nations follow?
Scott Pruitt has made a career of asserting states' rights against federal authority, primarily by suing the agency he may run. Now, he gets a chance to shift that balance.
Officials say that the false killer whales died after becoming stranded in the Gulf of Mexico, west of the Florida Everglades, but are searching for clues as to why they swam ashore.
The national bird has made a dramatic comeback in the last few decades. But now, the predator is seeking out livestock and even some endangered species as food.
More than 70,000 birds have been killed in an effort to open NYC flight paths since U.S. Airways flight flew into a flock of geese and made an emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009.