Climate Change

Debris is seen during a storm surge near the Puerto Chico Harbor during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

How Climate Change Intensified Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

A new article explores the devastating connection between these storms and global warming.

Scott Pruitt heads the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump.

Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants

John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.

The Department of Water and Power (DWP) San Fernando Valley Generating Station is December 11, 2008 in Sun Valley, California.

Another Federal Agency Deletes Climate Change From Its Website

The National​ ​Institute​ ​of​ ​Environmental​ ​Health​ ​Sciences explains why it has greatly reduced online mentions of global warming.

The village of Shishmaref, Alaska, which sits upon the Chukchi sea, is seen on July 9, 2015.

White House to Eliminate Office Tasked With Relocating Native Alaskan Coastal Communities

“We were getting down to the brass tacks of relocation [of towns at risk] and now work has just stopped.”

Environmentalists are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for withholding public records on alleged censorship of federal employees.

Former EPA Head on How Trump Should Handle New Climate Change Report

An Obama-era administrator understands why scientists fear the White House’s response to a new study.

A cyclist passes the El Segundo Power Plant on November 29, 2006 in El Segundo, California.

New Federal Report on Climate Change Refutes Beliefs of Trump Cabinet

Thirteen federal agencies have until Sunday to approve the document, which blames human behavior for global warming.

Senators Call for Investigation Into Involuntary Job Reassignments for Federal Climate Scientists

In a letter obtained by The Washington Post, the senators say the reassignments could be an “abuse of power.”

The tide comes in on a beach along the Chukchi Sea on July 7, 2015, in Shishmaref, Alaska. Worries have returned to locals amid the administration reopening the Arctic regions, including the Chukchi sea, to offshore drilling.

Climate Scientist Blows Whistle on Trump Administration's Department of the Interior

Joel Clement says he lost his top policy analyst position for speaking up about the dangers of climate change to Native Alaskans.

A solar generating station at the Nellis Air Force Base on February 16, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

South Miami is Latest U.S. City to Require Solar Panels on New Homes

It joins four California cities that previously passed similar laws.

A view of the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach on May 22, 2015, in Goleta, California.

California Communities Sue 37 Energy Companies for Negligence

The suits accuse Exxon, Shell and others of contributing to sea level rise in the coastal municipalities.

Protesters demonstrate against the G-20 economic summit during a protest march on July 08, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.

U.S. Further Isolated As Result of G-20 Anti-Climate Change Decisions

The rest of the leading economies vowed their commitment to the Paris Agreement—and to aiding the developing world with climate change impacts.

Earth as seen from a distance of 1 million miles by a NASA scientific camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft on July 6, 2015.

New Climate Change Study Shuts Down Climate Deniers

The peer-reviewed research shows that future global warming may be worse than scientists had previously projected.

An abandoned lighthouse is seen surrounded by water in Plaquemines Parish August 3, 2006, near Venice, Louisiana.

READ: In Southern Louisiana, A Question of Whether to Stay or Go

Climate change has hit the region hard, and residents must answer an urgent question.

Yailin Melissa Turcios, who was born about 20 minutes prior, lies in the arms of her mother, Rosa Turcios, on a bed at the Birthing Center of South Florida October 16, 2006, in Florida City, Florida.

Black and Latina Moms Are Most Concerned With Climate Change

Most surveyed agreed that not enough was being done to keep children safe.  

A street floods as a powerful storm moves across Southern California on February 17, 2017, in Sun Valley, California. After years of severe drought, heavy winter rains came to the state.

STUDY: 3 Ways Climate Change Will Have Unequal Economic Impacts Across US

Poor people of color will experience the worst of it.

 Coal has become a hot topic again in the Northern Cheyenne Reservation now that President Donald Trump is advocating for the dying fuel source.

ICYMI: The Montana Tribe Torn Between Coal and Culture

The Northern Cheyenne Reservation sits atop the Powder River Basin, which holds 40 percent of the U.S. coal supply.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joins fellow Climate Mayors at the U.S. Conference of Mayors on June 24, 2017, in Miami Beach.

U.S. Mayors Take Hard Pro-Environment and Clean Energy Stance at Annual Conference

Mayors adopted all 16 of the conference’s proposed resolutions on energy and the environment.

 The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of the storm at 12:48 p.m. Central Time (17:48 Universal Time) on June 20, 2017. (Caption by Adam Voiland)

What the Numbers Tell Us About Tropical Storm Cindy

It’s hitting an area with a high concentration of Black people.

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UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September

A U.S. District Court judge will hear arguments from both sides throughout the summer.

Image courtesy of Rainforest Action Network

REPORT: Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels Threaten Climate Change Goals

A new report finds that with $87 billion going toward the fossil fuel industry last year, banks are funding the possible failure of the Paris Agreement.