Rising seas could cause billions of dollars in damage to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Army Corps of Engineers researchers said yesterday, describing threats to U.S. territories that are already being battered by massive storms and flooding.
Dozens of major financial firms have begun to limit their investments in the oil and gas sector — a signal that the world has started to retreat from businesses that drive climate change, according to one advocacy group.
California will look at changing its rules for fire insurance as climate change amplifies wildfires and residents see their policies canceled.
Wind and solar are now the cheapest forms of power generation in many parts of the world, according to the investment bank Lazard Ltd. In some cases, building renewables is even cheaper than running existing coal and gas plants.
If President Trump wants to shake up the final weeks of his reelection campaign by lobbing a nuclear weapon into a storm, nothing can stop him.
DIMOCK, Pa. — Ray Kemble is pretty sure the cancer will kill him first, but just in case someone else tries to, his lawyer installed security cameras around his home.
Air conditioning and other cooling systems are widely recognized as integral to protecting people from the sometimes deadly impacts of extreme heat, which are intensifying in step with climate change.
China blasted the U.S. for its environmental record yesterday in a move seen as a rebuke of similar criticism Washington levied last month against Beijing.
The Trump administration has quietly restarted the National Climate Assessment after public outcry over its delay.
Scientists predicted climate change would fuel the kind of devastating wildfires that California has seen this year. Except it wasn’t expected to happen for decades.