Taking steps to address climate change isn’t just good for the Earth. It also can provide immense public health benefits — including the potential to avert, or lessen the effects of, future pandemics like COVID-19.
Oil firms this week renewed a request for the nation’s highest bench to stop Baltimore from pursuing a state court battle for industry compensation for local climate change impacts.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has thrown another obstacle in front of a U.N. effort to prepare the world for global warming.
The United Nations postponed an important year-end climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, because of concerns about the novel coronavirus pandemic.
An Obama-era phantom has returned to haunt climate hawks: Will voters care about the environment during a recession?
On Page 1,525, the rule rolling back emissions standards for cars offers a striking assessment: It could cause 444 to 1,000 premature deaths from air pollution.
(University of Tokyo) Newly discovered single-celled creatures living deep beneath the seafloor have provided clues about how to find life on Mars. These bacteria were discovered living in tiny cracks inside volcanic rocks after researchers perfected a new method cutting rocks into ultrathin slices to study under a microscope. Researchers estimate that the rock cracks are home to a community of bacteria as dense as that of the human gut, about 10 billion bacterial cells per cubic centimeter.
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Scientists argue that the effects of rising temperatures and melting ice in the Arctic may actually be felt across the rest of the planet in a matter of weeks, but more robust, observational-based analysis is needed to fully understand how quickly Arctic events impact the rest of Earth.
Many pet owners are spending a lot more time at home these days, and they have lots of questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their animals and their daily activities. Here are some answers. Is my dog stressed…