When it comes to fighting climate change, few Americans surveyed say they trust China, the world's leading emitter of greenhouse gases, to do its part.
When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change, China is No. 1, and it's not even close.
The current pledges made by world governments to limit carbon emissions will not be sufficient to meet the goal of keeping global temperatures from rising above 1.5 degrees Celsius, a new report concludes.
Conservative politicians, pundits and news outlets spent days proudly stating their opposition to a provision of President Biden’s climate plan that doesn’t exist.
On Thursday, President Biden hosted an international climate summit with world leaders at which he pledged to cut U.S. carbon emissions by at least 50 percent by 2030 over 2005 levels.
President Biden is set during this week’s Earth Day summit to reestablish the U.S. as a global player in the fight to stop climate change, even as Republicans are once again claiming that such efforts will harm American industry and slash jobs.
Just days before President Biden will kick off a climate summit with world leaders, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization released a report Monday warning that "time is fast running out" to keep global temperatures in check.
Scientific American magazine announced Monday that it would stop using the term "climate change" in articles about man-made global warming and substitute "climate emergency" instead.
Compared to trains in other developed countries, the U.S. rail system is downright sluggish. But would a system of ultra-fast trains make sense for America?
Supporters say the $2 trillion proposal represents a massive investment in the economy of the future, but critics argue it's a recipe for tax hikes and wasteful spending.
Blackouts in Texas are the latest example of how America's power grid isn't built to withstand an increasingly unpredictable climate.
The White House pushed back Wednesday on claims made by conservative politicians and pundits blaming renewable energy sources for widespread power outages in Texas in the wake of this week's unprecedented winter storms.
The executive order details the technology important to the U.S. supply chain, individual sectors to focus on and threats that could affect access to vital materials.
The massive winter storm that buried much of the United States in snow this week is not inconsistent with climate change, a leading expert told Yahoo News.
President Biden on Wednesday signed additional executive orders addressing the climate crisis, adding to those he signed on his first full day in office, saying “we can’t wait any longer” for action on what his predecessor famously dismissed as a hoax.
Fresh off his inauguration Wednesday, President Biden began his term with executive orders on measures ranging from curbing the coronavirus pandemic to addressing racial inequality, many of which roll back measures enacted by former President Donald Trump’s administration.
Joe Biden will enter office with the most aggressive environmental agenda of any president in U.S. history. Can he turn his plan into meaningful action?
One of President-elect Joe Biden’s first acts after being sworn in on Jan. 20 will be to rejoin the Paris climate agreement.
Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, the two Democrats running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia’s January runoff races, are looking to build off President-elect Joe Biden’s narrow victory in the state and bring record-breaking turnout to the runoffs.
Former senator, presidential nominee and Secretary of State John Kerry is set to begin his latest government job as the first-ever special envoy on climate.
California recently announced a plan to ban sales of gas-powered cars in the state by 2035. Does the move go too far, or not far enough?
For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump acknowledged that human-generated greenhouse gases contributes to climate change.
President Trump has tapped a climate skeptic to help run the federal agency charged with overseeing the government’s research on climate change.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom unsuccessfully pressed President Trump on Monday to acknowledge that climate change is making wildfires worse across much of the West Coast.
“We are a nation bobbing in multiple crises. Not one of them involves people taking COVID-19 too seriously.”
“The threat is increasingly concentrated among people who are vulnerable by choice.”
“This announcement would be very welcome if not for one big problem: There is no requirement for proof of vaccination.”
“Joining the protected vaccinated minority, which we hope will rapidly become the majority, is simple.”
“Instead of taking giant steps. I think we should be taking small steps toward the same goal.”