It may have been freezing earlier this week in New York, but mild winter temperatures across the U.S. over the last couple of weeks have leaves bursting out as much as three weeks early from Texas to North Carolina.
Flooding due to climate change-related sea-level rise, the erosion of natural barriers and long periods of rain pose substantial economic risks to Florida, particularly to the value of South Florida real estate, according to two reports released last week.
The international treaty that saved the Earth’s ozone layer is often considered one of the most successful environmental efforts in history. Now there’s evidence it did more than just preserve a critical shield for the planet. The 1987 Montreal Protocol…
The world’s largest relief agency is mobilizing the biggest food drive in its history to help 45 million sub-Saharan Africans at risk of hunger or starvation.
Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times, and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to the island continent.
(Earth Institute at Columbia University) A study examines the greenhouse warming effects of ozone-depleting substances and finds that they caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Communities that use federal disaster aid to rebuild public facilities must follow new construction codes to make them more resilient to future calamity.
Rain finally started to fall yesterday on fire-devastated Australia, and today’s forecast calls for heavy showers that could bring relief to firefighters battling the country’s bush fire emergency.
The Trump administration’s new trade deal with China will generate billions of dollars in energy exports, but its climate effects remain uncertain.
The mega-fires that ravaged Chile in 2017 emitted the equivalent of 90% of the country’s annual greenhouse-gas emissions, Chilean researchers estimated.