San Antonio had 17 days of triple digit heat in June. There’s usually two.

Numerous Texas cities observed a siege of 100-degree days in June amid extreme drought

By Ian LivingstonJune 30, 2022

OPEC reaffirms slightly higher oil output

OPEC Plus juggles oil disruptions as Biden eyes more supplies on the eve of his visit to Saudi Arabia.

By Steven MufsonJune 30, 2022

What you need to know about the Supreme Court’s EPA case

In a major blow to averting catastrophic climate change, the high court gutted the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

By Dino GrandoniJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court’s EPA ruling upends Biden’s environmental agenda

The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday limiting the EPA's ability to regulate carbon emissions could have far-reaching consequences, according to legal experts.

By Maxine JoselowJune 30, 2022

Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The decision risks putting the U.S. further off track from President Biden’s goal of running the power grid on clean energy by 2035.

By Robert Barnes and Dino GrandoniJune 30, 2022

'My anxiety spikes': Lawyers brace for Supreme Court climate ruling

The major ruling is expected to drop at 10 a.m. today.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano June 30, 2022

Offshore drilling plan poses climate test for Biden

He's under pressure to lower gas prices but more offshore drilling would worsen climate change.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano June 29, 2022

The ocean takes center stage at a U.N. conference

The ocean often gets left out of climate conversations but not this week.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano June 28, 2022

Record heat wave cooks Japan, straining power grid

The last time Japan recorded consistently high temperatures in June was in 1875.

By Karina Tsui, Julia Mio Inuma and Ian LivingstonJune 30, 2022

Potential tropical storm Bonnie could hop from Atlantic to Pacific

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are in the crosshairs, while another system in the Gulf will bring heavy rain to Texas.

By Matthew CappucciJune 30, 2022

Think U.S. gas prices are high? Here’s how far $40 goes around the world.

Ahead of 4th of July weekend, reporters for The Washington Post spoke to people around the world to see how high fuel costs are affecting their lives.

By Alexa Juliana Ard, Ruby Mellen, Steven Rich and Júlia LedurJune 30, 2022

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm

Reports of damaging winds from the violent, fast-moving storms have surged since the devastating 2012 Mid-Atlantic event.

By Jacob Feuerstein and Jason SamenowJune 29, 2022

Potential tropical storm could douse northern South America and Aruba

A second tropical rainstorm could bring localized flooding to southeast Texas this weekend

By Matthew CappucciJune 29, 2022

The green revolution sweeping Sweden

A boom of renewable-powered industries have found a home in northern Sweden, fueling the country’s ambitions of a fossil-free economy.

By Per LiljasJune 29, 2022

Flint water charges tossed because of ‘one-man grand jury,’ court says

Prosecutors' missteps in the case against former governor Rick Snyder and others led the Michigan Supreme Court to strike the charges, the justices said.

By Lateshia BeachumJune 28, 2022

Rome hits highest temperature on record as heat wave sweeps Europe

Temperatures were 15 to 35 degrees above normal over much of Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa.

By Ian Livingston and Kasha PatelJune 28, 2022

‘Where there’s bodies, there’s treasure’: A hunt as Lake Mead shrinks

In a spot where party barges and speedboats once frolicked, Americans now wander the heat-ravaged West, searching for buried treasure in a shrinking Lake Mead.

By Joshua PartlowJune 28, 2022

World leaders confront ‘ocean emergency’ at U.N. conference

Delegates from more than 20 nations are meeting in Lisbon to draft a treaty on protecting the world’s oceans.

By Maxine JoselowJune 28, 2022

A tropical wave could become Tropical Storm Bonnie in Caribbean

A second tropical system could materialize in the Gulf and bring heavy rain to Texas toward the end of the week

By Matthew CappucciJune 28, 2022

World pledged to cut methane. Emissions rising instead, study finds.

Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, say emissions of the potent greenhouse gas ‘appear to be going in the wrong direction.’

By Steven MufsonJune 27, 2022

Large parts of northeastern India still underwater after record rains

With record rains in a short span of time, towns like Silchar in Assam have emerged as the new hot spots in the crisis.

By Niha Masih and Sadiq NaqviJune 27, 2022

Three tropical systems, including one soon-to-be-depression, roam Atlantic

One could become Bonnie, and another may bring heavy rain to Texas.

By Matthew CappucciJune 27, 2022

New tools may predict wildfire season severity, rainfall months ahead

These tools are pushing the boundaries of seasonal forecasting, which has traditionally focused on predicting patterns in temperature and rainfall.

By Maddie StoneJune 27, 2022