Climate Change

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.

ICYMI: Study Says Climate Change Is Serious Threat To Americans' Health

Researchers predict that an estimated 3,000 people will die from high temperatures by 2050, and people of color are more vulnerable than their White counterparts.

Migrant Caravan Crosses Into Mexico

Many In Migrant Caravan May Be Climate Refugees

This vulnerable demographic are not recognized or protected by any international law.

A man carries personal items through a flooded street caused by remnants of Hurricane Matthew on October 11, 2016, in Fair Bluff, North Carolina. The severity of the storm was felt throughout the state with flooding just as bad in Princeville, N.C.

Trump Administration Downplays Damning Climate Change Report

Produced by 300 scientists, it shows that global warming—which disproportionately impacts people of color—will wreak havoc on the United States’ economy, public health, coastlines and infrastructure.

A man waves down to rescue crew as he tries to leave the area after he was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Flooded Coastal Communities No Safer After Being Rebuilt With FEMA Dollars

A failure to consider climate change guarantees that towns and residents stay vulnerable in post-hurricane recovery efforts.

Hurricane Florence Likely To Strike East Coast With Damaging Effect

How Climate Change Could Make Hurricane Florence More Dangerous For Communities of Color

Global warming not only impacts the strength of the storm, but it can also impact the mental health of those affected by it. 

A Native man wearing a turquoise t-shirt prays while a group watches

Reflections From the Historic Protecting Mother Earth Conference [PHOTO ESSAY]

Hundreds of Native climate justice activists came to Washington State’s Frank’s Landing to share lessons, celebrate victories and build unity.

A man waves down to rescue crew as he tries to leave the area after he was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

106 Members of Congress Urge Trump to Call Climate Change A National Security Risk

“It is imperative that the United States addresses this growing geopolitical threat.”

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

Trump Administration Has Extensively Removed Climate Change Info From Federal Websites

“Why are these federal agencies putting so much effort into ‘science cleansing’?” asked the authors of a new report.

Man stands in front of collapsed building

The New Normal: Petty Actions Accelerate Climate Change, Reshape the Earth

Global warming does not care who wins the midterm elections.

American flag in flood water

New Study Makes Clear That Humans Are Causing Global Warming

Meanwhile, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says things like, “I would not agree that [CO2] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see.”

Scott Pruitt. White man smiles at papers on a desk.

Watch EPA Head Scott Pruitt Damn Us All to Fiery Hell on Earth

He just officially rescinded the Clean Power Plan.

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.”

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

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.