With Europe suffering through an extreme drought worsened by climate change that has dried up rivers and left millions sweltering in triple-digit heat this summer, farmers across the continent are sounding warnings about crop losses.
The Arctic is warming much faster than previously thought, according to a new study, an extremely worrisome finding that underscores the challenges ahead for limiting climate change and keeping global temperatures in check.
In exchange for supporting the Inflation Reduction Act, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., insisted that the bill provide an extra $4 billion in funding for mitigating the effects of drought on her home state and the American West.
The Inflation Reduction Act passed by the Senate over the weekend will pursue an extremely wide and varied array of strategies intended to combat climate change.
At least eight people were killed Monday after a record 15 inches of rain was unleashed on Seoul, South Korea, in less than 24 hours in the latest evidence of how climate change has made extreme weather events more common.
When the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) late Sunday afternoon, it was the first time the body had ever passed any significant measures to address climate change.
Over the weekend, Senate Democrats passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, legislation that would fulfill some of President Biden’s campaign promises on climate and prescription drugs. Passage in the House of Representatives is likely to come later this week.
Australia took a step Thursday toward combating climate change when the lower house of its Parliament passed a bill committing to reducing carbon emissions by 43% from 2005 levels by the year 2030, and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
The United States saw its third 1-in-1,000-year rain in a week on Monday night and Tuesday morning, as southern Illinois was drenched by 8 to 12 inches of rain in 12 hours.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster preparedness spending — which includes money to help people relocate — already falls short of the need, experts say.
The two largest reservoirs in the United States are at “dangerously low levels,” threatening the supply of fresh water and electricity in six states and Mexico, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warned on Tuesday.
The budget reconciliation bill that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has concluded with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., could save up to 3,900 lives per year by 2030, thanks to reduced air pollution, according to a new study.
As climate change causes unprecedented heat waves, many Seattleites are now doing the once-unthinkable and buying air conditioners.
A group made up of some of the world's leading climate scientists has concluded that last week's record-shattering heat wave in the United Kingdom would have been "extremely unlikely" without human-caused climate change.
At least 15 Kentuckians have died in historic flooding that has hit the eastern portion of the state this week. Gov. Andy Beshear said he expected that number to at least double and said those who wish to donate to help the area can do so through the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced early Friday that the death toll from this week's historic flooding has risen to 15 while warning that the figure is expected to more than double — and will include children.
For the second time in a week, portions of Kentucky were submerged after extreme rainfall that sparked deadly flash flooding.
The Inflation Reduction Act, as the newly renamed budget reconciliation bill is known, could help reduce consumer prices on goods. If it passes, however, it will undoubtedly have an even bigger impact on climate change.
In a surprise reversal late Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced that he had reached a deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on legislation that would address climate change, lower prescription drug prices and institute a mandatory minimum tax on corporations.
As the nation swelters through a summer filled with record-high temperatures, the Biden administration is unveiling a new set of actions intended to help Americans cope with the extreme heat and the soaring electricity costs that accompany it.
Record-breaking rainfall that caused flash flooding in the St. Louis area Tuesday morning, leaving cars trapped on streets, causing road closures and at least one death, is not just a freak occurrence: It’s a manifestation of human-caused climate change.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday a new set of plans to achieve his state’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045, including asking the California Energy Commission to plan to create at least 20 gigawatts of annual energy from offshore wind.
A wildfire that broke out Friday near Yosemite National Park in California has burned several thousand acres and led to evacuations of 3,000 residents in the area, as an ongoing heat wave continued to bake much of the country over the weekend.
In the wake of a setback from his legislative agenda to combat climate change, President Biden on Wednesday announced a set of new actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The latest extreme heat wave to hit the United States this year is showing no mercy, leaving more than 105 million Americans in 28 states under heat advisories and excessive heat warnings from the National Weather Service.
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