Older U.S. east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air - from homes or pipes heading into houses - than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday announced that June averaged 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius), about 1.7 degrees (0.9 Celsius) warmer than the 20th century average.
In order to save the planet and its food supply for a growing population, Americans should eat 40 percent less meat by 2050.
Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year due to rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system.
Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact of climate change and increasing inequality, a U.N. report said Tuesday.
Thousands in the U.K. are pushing McDonald’s and Burger King to eliminate plastic toys from being included in the brands’ kids' meals.
Photos of a baby skimmer picking up plastic on the beach are shedding light on the ongoing issue of beach pollution in the Bay Area.
The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more.
Hundreds of people all over Southern California shared photos and videos of damage and shaking sustained from a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake Friday night.
Southern Alaskan cities experienced record-breaking heat on the Fourth of July, according to the National Weather Service.
Summer is in its early stages and already the effects of this year’s record-breaking heat are being felt around the world.
As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as "a health emergency."
A new study indicates that record-breaking temperatures will continue to happen around the world each year because of rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Authorities in Montana warned people hunting for a supposedly hidden treasure to be careful as previous pursuits for the gold-riddled chest were deadly.
An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds.
The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
Cases of infection from the “flesh-eating” bacteria, Vibrio vulnificus, are on the rise in coastal regions where the bacteria are not normally found, and a team of researchers hailing from New Jersey and Pennsylvania believe it has to do with rising ocean temperatures.
A single Monterey Cypress tree that is said to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write his beloved children's book "The Lorax" was removed from a San Diego park after it suddenly fell last week.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature to authorize the state to join a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.