NASA and the NOAA have compiled data showing an “unprecedented” amount of heat is being trapped in Earth’s atmosphere, doubling since 2005.
A dangerous heat wave continues to impact the western United States, placing much of the region in jeopardy of breaking more records.
The first day of summer is on Sunday, June 20. But what is the summer solstice, why is it the longest day of the year and how is it celebrated? Here are some facts about the significant day.
A company hired to help extinguish a fire that gutted a northern Illinois chemical plant this week used foam containing toxic compounds that have tainted surface waters and groundwater across the U.S.
Rockton fire officials reiterated their message that the fire is contained -- in large part due to the arrival of U.S. Fire Pump, a private industrial firefighting company.
Footage filmed by Neil and Danae Serfas on June 15 showed the tornado whipping up a massive cloud of dust and dirt on farmland in D’Arcy, Saskatchewan.
Residents evacuated from their homes after an explosion and fire at a northern Illinois chemical plant will still have to wait to return.
The DNR is asking Wisconsinites and visitors to take simple precautions to avoid spreading invasive, nonnative plants and animals in our woods, waters and land year-round.
Satellite video shows the ice shelf holding the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica back from the sea is breaking up much faster than before.
A new United Nations report says the world needs to tackle the climate change and extinction crises together, not separately.
As a result of the lower NOx emissions, by June 2020, global ozone levels had dropped to a level that policymakers thought would take at least 15 years to reach by conventional means, such as regulations.
Scientists say the annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began.
The Biden administration is suspending oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as it reviews the environmental impacts of drilling in the remote region.
Milkweed plants are seen as critical because the orange-and-black butterflies lay their eggs on them. Their caterpillars also eat them.
A new study has calculated that more than one-third of global heat deaths can directly be attributed to human-caused climate change.
A significant part of the western Greenland ice sheet may reach a tipping point, which would make its current configuration become unstable, a new study suggests.
The giant tortoise found corresponds to a species considered extinct more than 100 years ago.
In one of the city's poorest ZIP codes, the We Got This garden has become a haven.
A new study warns that warmer temperatures could cause male infertility across many different species due to climate change, posing a previously unforeseen “major threat” to our biodiversity.
The iceberg, named A-76, is bigger than the entire island of Manhattan.