France will announce steps this week to accelerate the installation of wind turbines. To date, only half of the authorized French onshore wind projects have been installed due to legal opposition from activists.
New York City officials will announce Wednesday plans to divest the city's five pension funds of approximately $5 billion in fossil fuel investments, citing climate change as their motivation.
The United States had 16 disasters in 2017, with damage costs far exceeding the $215 billion record set in 2005. The increase in weather disasters is likely a result of climate change along with urban development decisions.
The Trump administration moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans that would open 90 percent of the nation's offshore reserves to development by private companies.
Washington, D.C., has been recognized by LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Cities as a model for sustainability.
Wind power is gaining ground in many conservative states across the American Plains, as residents begin to view investment in wind power as an economic opportunity rather than an ideological statement.
Every few years snowy owls come down from the Arctic to winter in the Northeastern US. This year, researchers are taking the opportunity to fit them with tracking devices to collect data and learn more about the reclusive birds.
Two years after the Paris Climate Agreement, investors are looking to involve corporations in the fight against climate change. Using their influence with the top 100 corporate greenhouse gas emitters, they hope to cut corporate emissions 80 percent by 2050.
French President Emmanuel Macron, along with the United Nations and the World Bank, hosts the One Planet Summit on the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, allowing world leaders to discuss and invest in solutions to global warming.
As global leaders meet Tuesday in Paris for the One Planet Summit, the world is waking up to the reality that achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement requires more than good intentions.
Patagonia's lawsuit against Trump's decision to shrink two national monuments in Utah is bringing up questions of presidential power. While presidents can create new monuments it is unclear if they have the authority to undo actions of their predecessors.
Mount Agung continues to smolder and rumble in alarming ways. With the aid of the internet, volcanologists around the world are monitoring Agung to help residents and tourists prepare for a possible massive eruption.
One method of stemming greenhouse gases – by pruning excessive undergrowth that prevents forests from flourishing – is one of a slew of quixotic ideas being worked on by scientists and researchers around the world to help solve what could be the dominant issue of the next 100 years.
TransCanada's Keystone pipeline has already leaked more than 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota. The company originally predicted spills larger than 1,000 barrels of oil would occur no more than once every 100 years.