Our only planet cannot survive four more years of the Trump administration’s environmental policy.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to answer numerous questions, but it was her avoidance of acknowledging climate change that particularly resonated.
Even if Trump loses, his party can do immense damage.
The most widespread drought in the continental United States since 2013 covers more than 45 percent of the Lower 48 states, federal scientists said.
Researchers in Australia blamed climate change for the loss, which they said could diminish critical habitats for fish and other marine life.
Returning strategic parts of the world’s farmlands to nature could help mitigate both climate change and biodiversity loss, a new study found.
The problems that brought us a terrible year have been incubating for a long time.
More than 200,000 people signed a petition drawn up by a former prime minister calling for an examination of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia.
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 Polarstern docked at its home port of Bremerhaven nearly 13 months after it left Norway to study the rapidly changing Arctic.
The Trump administration’s moves to decouple the two economies means less leverage over Beijing’s green policies.
Rising seas, raging fires, hotter temperatures — and a bit of positivity.
JPMorgan Chase and other big banks should use their lending power to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
You might be surprised: Protecting peat bogs could help the world avert the worst effects of global warming, a new study has found.
The goal is to award 50 projects more than $1 million each over the next 10 years for coming up with innovative solutions to address climate change and other environmental issues.
Climate change is taking a toll on woodlands in the Northeast.
The analysis, by European scientists, kept this year on track to be one of the five hottest in recorded history.
The president’s preoccupation with demonstrating strength or rearranging facts to reinforce his worldview has led him, time and again, to downplay, ignore or mock serious issues.
The pandemic and wildfires have underscored issues of housing and growth. Will the disruptions and dislocations force the state to chart a new course?
Higher temperatures are linked to worse test scores, but only for Black and Hispanic children. The likely culprit: a lack of air-conditioning.
The fiercely contested floodgate system was used to stop a high tide from flooding Venice’s fragile streets. The system held, but will it work as the climate worsens?
The justices will consider challenges to Arizona’s ban on “ballot harvesting” and a suit against energy companies accused of contributing to climate change.
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.
Also this week, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
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.
A series of research papers renews hope that the long-elusive goal of mimicking the way the sun produces energy might be achievable.
Embracing solar panels to save money, homeowners have made the country a powerhouse in renewable energy.
As an unusually high-stakes Supreme Court battle begins during the most bitter election season in decades, Joe Biden is wading cautiously into the fight.
Companies know the U.S. economy’s large exposure to climate threats. Regulators can make them show their cards.
The country debates women’s honor inexhaustibly but pays little attention to the ferocious and imminent dangers of climate disasters.
“Might Americans finally be waking up to how climate is about to transform their lives?”
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.
This year’s events come amid a climate reckoning in the world’s richest country. Here are the takeaways.
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.
Under international pressure to do more to address global warming, Xi Jinping made a surprise commitment to drastically reduce emissions. Now comes the hard part.
A new study finds that what used to be a rare weather double whammy has been occurring more frequently in recent decades because of climate change.
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.
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.
The president claims you have to make a choice, but you don’t.
President Xi Jinping pledged, among other goals, to achieve “carbon neutrality by 2060.” It was China’s boldest promise yet on climate change.
The Times spoke to two dozen experts who said decisions made now would spell the difference between a difficult future and something far worse.
An optimistic climate documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson argues for the healing power of soil, which could offer a solution to the climate crisis.
A group of more than 60 donors is urging Joe Biden to renounce advisers with ties to the fossil fuel industry.
Only 2012 had less sea ice coverage, scientists say, as climate change takes its toll in the region.
While BP and other European companies invest billions in renewable energy, Exxon and Chevron are committed to fossil fuels and betting on moonshots.