Full story - November 16, 2018
California fire firefighter with flames
California’s 2018 wildfire season is one of the most destructive on record. More than 7,500 fires burned nearly 2 million acres of land so far this year — the most land burned in a single year since records have been kept.
Full story - November 09, 2018
Wind turbine against a blue sky.
Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has focused primarily on supporting oil, gas and mining interests — his announcement of new offshore wind projects came as a bit of a shock.
Full story - November 09, 2018
A voter carries a 'blue wave' poster at a rally
The 2018 US midterm elections ushered in a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives — along with new Democratic governors — who pledge to act on climate change. It also ushered out some climate-denying Republicans. Yet overall, the elections had mixed results for the environment.
Full story - October 26, 2018
Organic vegetables in the supermarket
Breast cancer rates were 35 percent less in older women and lymphomas were 70 percent less among high consumers of organic food, a major study has found.
Full story - October 26, 2018
Gaza boy pushing wheelchair water
Humanitarian organizations fear the water crisis in Gaza is so acute, it may become uninhabitable by the year 2020.
Full story - October 19, 2018
Green algae bloom in Florida
In Florida, a surge of toxic red and green algae blooms has fueled frustration with Republican Governor Rick Scott.
Full story - October 19, 2018
Satellite mapping image of Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida
Hurricane Michael intensified from Category 1 to Category 4 in just 24 hours. Furious winds and an 8- to 12-foot storm surge were fueled by warming sea surface temperatures.
Full story - October 12, 2018
John Kerry signs Paris Climate Agreement holding granddaughter
In his new book, "Every Day Is Extra," former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry writes about his formative childhood years, his legislative and diplomatic work on climate change, and more.
Full story - October 12, 2018
Mexico Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Michael
A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report details dire climate damage could occur if global average surface temperatures rise to 2 degrees C from the 1.5 degrees C maximum set by the Paris Climate Agreement. Is it too late to clean up our human-made climate change mess?
Full story - October 12, 2018
brett kavanaugh
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's strict interpretations in previous rulings on environmental law indicate he will not support strong government action on climate change.