A group of Staten Island residents concerned about climate change is challenging the project.
If elected, Joe Biden and his allies are preparing to pass climate change legislation, piece by piece — knowing full well that the candidate’s $2 trillion plan would be a tough sell.
The survey would bring heavy trucks looking for signs of oil reserves into one of the most remote and pristine parts of the United States.
Both Republicans and Democrats are pursuing laws to make it easier for people to fix cellphones, cars, even hospital ventilators. In Europe, the movement is further along.
The proposal would protect 30 percent of the continent’s land and water by 2030.
Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s debate statement that he would “transition” the country away from oil gave President Trump an opening and thrust climate change center stage.
The United States is home to 95 million cattle, and changing what they eat could have a significant effect on emissions of greenhouse gases like methane that are warming the world.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to answer numerous questions, but it was her avoidance of acknowledging climate change that particularly resonated.
Returning strategic parts of the world’s farmlands to nature could help mitigate both climate change and biodiversity loss, a new study found.
A new report finds an “alarming” drop in prosecutions over violations of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act, fundamental environmental laws.
President Trump has made fracking a “Hail Mary” attack on Joe Biden in the industrial Midwest, but three weeks before Election Day, it does not seem to be working.
Facing a climate crisis, environmental groups and industry agree to work together to bolster hydropower while reducing harm from dams.
Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.
The Trump administration’s moves to decouple the two economies means less leverage over Beijing’s green policies.
Climate change is taking a toll on woodlands in the Northeast.
Three high-ranking administration officials have been found by courts to be working in violation of a 1998 law that governs how a president can appoint temporary officials.
Higher temperatures are linked to worse test scores, but only for Black and Hispanic children. The likely culprit: a lack of air-conditioning.
Scientists are looking at the medicinal potential of plants and animals in the region’s vast tropical forests.
My daughter is named Y’Wara, which means the power that forces water downstream. Like the river, she will have to be strong.
The Red Cross has provided more nights of shelter to Americans this year than at any point on record, a sign of the widening human toll of climate change.
Historically, trees and city parks in America go to wealthy, white neighborhoods. Now, a program in Colorado’s capital is trying to correct that injustice.
This environmentally themed project features an unusual design, including soaring walkways that lead to an unexpected destination.
The E.P.A. will tout a new rule on testing lead in drinking water as President Trump’s latest environmental achievement, but water experts see only modest improvements at best.
Court losses are piling up for President Trump’s environmental deregulation agenda. But a second term in the White House could help them stick.
The effort to open the Alaskan wilderness area, the nation’s largest national forest, has been in the works for about two years.
The “blob” of hotter ocean water that killed sea lions and other marine life in 2014 and 2015 may become permanent.
Twenty months into his term, California’s governor faces a pandemic and an environmental crisis. He speaks to Kara Swisher about his plan to save the “state of resistance.”
The proposal would speed up the state’s efforts to fight global warming at a time when California is being battered by wildfires, heat waves and other consequences of climate change.
The agency’s new assessment directly contradicts federal scientists’ conclusions five years ago that chlorpyrifos can stunt brain development in young children.
There’s a huge fire debt in the West that must be paid off, experts say, either through controlled burns or out-of-control blazes. Either way, that means smoke.