Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent letters Wednesday to the largest U.S. banks, asking them to share their plans for dealing with risks posed by climate change.
Some of the factors that make the Australia's landscapes beautiful and its wildlife so charmingly unique also make the country particularly vulnerable to wildfires.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted Thursday by angry residents of the town of Cobargo as bush fires made worse by climate change continued to ravage the country.
Despite longstanding opposition from President Trump, the wind power industry in the United States continued to grow in 2019.
Bert and Jo Lynne Clement rebuild a replica of the home they lost in the deadliest fire in Calif. history.
The U.S. birthrate is currently at its lowest in 32 years, with 2018 being the fourth consecutive year of decline. Usually births increase at times of economic stability, so these latest numbers have led demographers to wonder what else is on prospective parents’ minds.
California's largest utility, PG&E, shut down power to 2 million customers to avoid sparking a wildfire during heavy winds. Will these blackouts be part of life for residents going forward or are there ways to avoid them?
Greta Thunberg tells Yahoo News that youth climate activists are "making a difference."
With the global population set to explode by 2050, some experts are saying that humans need to reduce the amount of meat they eat to save the planet. Would vegetarianism really curb climate change?
Young activists, led by 16-year old Greta Thunberg, have brought new energy into the fight to combat climate change. Can their enthusiasm bring real change or will they be stymied by politics and business interests?
A wave of climate change protests swept the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action.
Cities around the world are launching plans to reduce the number of cars on their streets. Will automobiles on city roads become a thing of the past?
New Trump administration rules change how the Endangered Species Act is implemented. Are they a practical solution to government overreach or a threat to wildlife?
A dire United Nations report warns that humanity may not be able to create enough food in the future. What steps can mankind take to avoid a global food crisis?
Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur turned 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, has thought through issues big and small, and because he has crossed the 65,000 individual donor threshold to participate in the Democratic debates, we’ll likely be hearing more about his ideas in the next year.
“The problem is that the bail system makes poverty a barrier to release.”
“Thousands of hardened criminals and dangerous suspects are walking free or will be soon.”
“Many people accused of crimes are innocent, and their odds of winning their case are substantially greater if they’re free before trial.”
“Without some security — cash deposits, bail, or jail — many defendants will never show up for their day in court.”
“People held in jail while awaiting trial start to lose ground even after just a few days of incarceration.”