The target does not account for the climate impact of its customers and suppliers, leaving the company lagging the commitments of some of its rivals.
“New Mannahatta” would help the city’s housing crisis and protect against the impact of climate change.
The Times analyzed temperature data from weather stations across the United States. The result: 2021 was a huge year for records, both high and low.
To meet his climate goals, the president must clean up these carbon-spewing vehicles.
The satirical film, about a comet hurtling toward Earth, is a metaphor for climate change that has broken a Netflix record. Its director hopes it will mobilize the public.
The finding, by European researchers, fits a clear warming trend: The seven hottest years on record have been the past seven.
The president said the devastation caused by natural disasters rooted in climate change was “a blinking ‘code red’ for our nation.”
There’s less snow and stricter rules, but skiers are adjusting in surprising ways.
In Virginia, cabinet nominees are rarely blocked. But the Republican governor-elect’s choice of Andrew Wheeler to be natural resources secretary has alarmed Democrats.
Politicians have called for a pause in new mining contracts for lithium, which is in high demand for electric car batteries but is at the heart of a debate in Chile over mines, water rights and inequality.
Simultaneous high levels of the two pollutants, which harm human health, are occurring with increasing frequency, researchers say.
When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. Researchers say forest management methods, including controlled burns, were a big factor.
Mounting challenges will make the coming months critical for the president’s environmental agenda, analysts say.
The honeymoon’s over for its residents now that wildfires are almost constant. Has living in this natural wonderland lost its magic?
The draft proposal could help unleash a wave of investment, but critics say both sources of energy cause damage to the environment.
In Martin County, Ky., where coal production has flatlined, entrepreneurs are promising that a new solar farm atop a shuttered mine will bring green energy jobs.
There was a lot of climate news in a year overflowing with news. We help you catch up.
The reading from Kodiak Island on Sunday was not the only extreme weather in the state this month. Other places have seen record cold or precipitation.
In northeast Brazil, local officials say they have never before seen flooding on this scale. Tens of thousands were forced to flee their homes.
Chile has lots of lithium, which is essential to the world’s transition to green energy. But anger over powerful mining interests, a water crisis and inequality has driven Chile to rethink how it defines itself.
Our weekly photo essay series offered readers a glimpse of distant places and cultures that, for a second straight year, remained largely inaccessible.
The Biden administration is expected to face scrutiny as it decides how to enforce a new ban on products made with forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.
Taylor Energy’s undersea wells have been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico since 2004, when they were damaged by Hurricane Ivan.
Engineers know how to protect people from tornadoes like the ones that recently devastated parts of Kentucky, but builders have headed off efforts to toughen standards.
A lot happened this year. Jog your memory with stories compiled by The New York Times climate desk.
A district in London has developed an innovative way to divert subway heat for buildings to lower carbon emissions. Other cities are getting creative, as well.
The solar farms, planned for the California desert, would generate enough electricity to power about 132,000 homes, the Interior Department said.
Senator Joe Manchin III noted climate policy when he said he would vote against the Build Back Better Act. In his life and career, West Virginia coal has loomed large.
Under the new plan, designed to reduce planet-warming tailpipe emissions, new vehicles would be required to average 55 miles per gallon starting in 2026.
For me the solstice has always been a promise: After tomorrow, there will be more light.
Senator Joe Manchin III said he was opposed to legislation that includes climate action designed to keep the planet from dangerously overheating.
Nine years after Hurricane Sandy, residents of Lower Manhattan are still vulnerable to rising seas. The fight over a plan to protect them reveals why progress on our most critical challenges is so hard.
The science suggests that the United States can expect more unusual and severe storms as the world heats up, increasing the urgency for action to protect communities.
The Democrat from West Virginia, a coal and gas stronghold, has single-handedly stripped key elements from his party’s plan to tackle climate change.
New York is the latest Democratic city aiming to fight climate change by ushering out stoves and furnaces that run on gas in favor of electric alternatives. But Republican states and the gas industry are fighting back.
Researchers found ads placed by Google on sites that falsely call global warming a hoax. The revenue those sites earn from the ads can fund further misinformation.
The administration says it aims to replace all of the lead pipes and service lines in the country, an effort that could cost up to $60 billion.
A health professional and an author/filmmaker write that we are failing our youths. Also: Memo to Democrats; military spending; moving away from coal.
New York is set to become the nation’s largest city to enact a ban on gas heat and stoves in new buildings. It’s a major step away from fossil fuels that is expected to influence wider markets.
Here’s what we know.
The changes happening at the top of the planet could unfold elsewhere in the years to come, scientists report.
From firestorms in California’s Tahoe region to melting glaciers in the Alps, ski areas face a daunting array of environmental threats. Here’s what some resorts are doing.
The Russian veto of a widely supported Security Council resolution pointed to the difficulty of achieving a unified response to global warming.
The climate crisis is now.
The novelist Neal Stephenson offers some tips for how you can survive the climate crisis.
With “Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay makes a star-studded allegorical satire that shows the news media whistling past the climate-change graveyard.
Readers discuss the strain Covid puts on hospitals. Also: Calling for a carbon tax; how overturning Roe could backfire; writing “real” letters.
Many of the same areas that suffered through horrific bush fires in 2019 and 2020 are now dealing with prodigious rainfall that could leave some people stranded for weeks.
Edelman has worked for Exxon Mobil and Shell while making strong public statements in favor of environmental sustainability. At a recent companywide meeting, employees had some sharp questions.
When a plane crashes, its flight recorder is critical to piecing together the missteps that led to calamity. Now the planet is getting its own in case it self-destructs.