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.
The company has big plans to turn its delivery fleet green. But very few of the vehicles are made right now.
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 speed by which electric vehicles have taken over Norway has stunned even the cars’ enthusiasts.
The finding, by European researchers, fits a clear warming trend: The seven hottest years on record have been the past seven.
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.
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 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.
Senator Joe Manchin III said he was opposed to legislation that includes climate action designed to keep the planet from dangerously overheating.
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.
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 climate crisis is now.
Readers discuss the strain Covid puts on hospitals. Also: Calling for a carbon tax; how overturning Roe could backfire; writing “real” letters.
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.
The federal government would stop buying gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 and its buildings would be powered by wind, solar or other carbon-free electricity by 2050.
The landscape resembles frozen spinach left out on the kitchen counter too long.
For the first series from the Headway initiative, we followed up on forecasts from decades past to ask what the passage of time has revealed.
The financial industry will be relied on to meet climate goals. NatWest, a lender to oil giants, provides a template.
The European Union promised to reduce its emissions 20 percent by 2020. Did it happen?
Some fungi sprout in fiery shades of orange and pink after wildfires, feasting on what was left behind by the burn.
The department recommended higher fees for oil and gas leases, but there was no sign the government planned to take global warming into account when weighing new applications.
Beneath the National Museum of American History, floodwaters are intruding into collection rooms, a consequence of a warming planet. A fix remains years away.
Environmentalists are skeptical. They should be.
Google Flights now shows your carbon footprint. Will it change the way you buy plane tickets?
A new program allows Morgan Stanley to front money for disaster repairs and then get paid back, with interest, by taxpayers.
Solo quedan unas diez de estas marsopas, pero los científicos dicen que aún hay esperanza. Su destino depende en gran medida del gobierno mexicano.
We’re in the middle of a climate crisis. We need big ideas.
Small, experimental hydrogen-powered planes are paving the way for net-zero carbon aviation by 2050. But the route is rocky.
Americans failed to safeguard decades of diplomatic and financial investments in Congo, where the world’s largest supply of cobalt is controlled by Chinese companies backed by Beijing.
An Indiana city has the most roundabouts in the country. They’ve saved lives and reduced injuries from crashes — and lowered carbon emissions.
The package includes $400 billion to bolster support for children and families, $555 billion for climate change programs and $166 billion in housing aid.