The Biden administration is reportedly considering replacing World Bank President David Malpass, appointed by President Donald Trump in 2019, for his reluctance to accept the science of climate change. Malpass said he won’t resign, setting up a potential showdown over control of the institution.
Thursday marked the first day of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many that probably brings a sigh of relief: Summer, the season in which climate change is most readily apparent and uncomfortable, has finally ended.
A new study demonstrates that weather-related power outages are becoming more frequent across the United States because of climate change.
For the second time in five years, Puerto Rico has been blasted with a massive hurricane, causing widespread flooding and power outages, and the increasing severity of these storms is caused by climate change, according to studies.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned that war, famine and climate change are setting the stage for "a winter of global discontent" in his remarks opening the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday morning.
Some climate change action advocates believe that changes to the permitting processes are needed to ramp up U.S. production, transmission and capacity of clean energy, opening up a rift with their usual allies in the environmental movement.
Americans use an estimated 36.5 billion rolls of toilet paper every year and the average consumer will go through the equivalent of 384 trees just for toilet paper in the course of a lifetime. Deforestation causes a range of environmental problems, including loss of wildlife habitats and biodiversity. It also contributes to climate change, since trees absorb and store carbon dioxide, which is the most common greenhouse gas.
Experts say without a massive increase in the amount of electricity we produce, the power grid won't be able to support the transition off of fossil fuels.
The summer months of June, July and August set a new record in Europe in 2022 for the hottest average temperatures ever recorded, according to data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service, measuring 0.4° Celsius (0.72° Fahrenheit) higher then the previous all-time record set in 2021.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a stark message demanding more aggressive action to mitigate climate change at the beginning of the U.N. General Assembly.
Last week, the Department of Energy released a four-part “roadmap” laying out the possible pathways to decarbonizing the industrial economy.
A new study in the journal Science finds that even the most aggressive goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions aren’t sufficient to avoid several major climate change tipping points, in which rising temperatures cause irreversible damages that in turn cause more global warming.
With roughly 32 million people displaced, more than 1,300 killed and nearly a third of the country still underwater following a monsoon season super-charged by climate change, Pakistan is offering a grim case study of the potential consequences of rising global temperatures.
Outspoken about the "existential" threat posed by climate change when he was Prince of Wales, King Charles III on Friday seemed to signal an effective end to his decades-long public advocacy for lowering greenhouse gas emissions that are warming global temperatures.
One day after setting its all-time high temperature record with Tuesday's blistering 116° Fahrenheit reading, Sacramento, Calif., bested another hot weather mark, recording its 42nd day in a single year of temperatures over 100°F.
After days of record-breaking heat and the eruption of several new wildfires, Californians in the southern part of the state are bracing for the potential impacts of Hurricane Kay, a system that is expected to bring strong winds and more than a year's worth of rainfall to some areas over 36 hours.
A glacier in Antarctica the size of Florida that could dramatically raise global sea levels is disintegrating faster than previously predicted, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience.
A set of deadly floods in Pakistan shows how the South Asian nation and other developing countries are bearing a disproportionate burden from climate change, according to Pakistan’s government and outside experts.
High temperature records continued to fall across California on Tuesday, as the most brutal heat wave of 2022 reached its peak, offering a grim preview of what climate change has in store for the American West.
Death Valley, Calif., set a record Thursday for the highest recorded temperature for the month of September, hitting 127 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Golden State is looking to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles, but critics question whether strict regulations are the right answer to climate change.
In a report released Wednesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found that climate change continued to worsen in 2021, setting new records for greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere that helped push sea levels and ocean heat content to new record highs.
California is expected to begin another record-breaking heat wave on Wednesday with temperatures forecast to hit 115 degrees Fahrenheit inland over Labor Day weekend.
More than 33 million people in Pakistan are struggling to deal with a monsoon season supercharged by climate change.
Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years, with two-thirds of the continent under stressed conditions, according to a study conducted by the European Commission.
“A mass student loan forgiveness scheme is an essential policy correction to a worsening social crisis.”
“There is no possible definition of ‘need’ in which college graduates in the United States of America would rank first.”
“A lot of working-class people carry a lot of student debt.”
“This is a college graduate bailout paid for by plumbers and FedEx drivers.”
“A comprehensive student-loan debt-cancellation program will have a valuable economic upside.”