A new UN analysis released Friday shows that all of the new pledges countries have made in the run-up to November’s talks, if implemented, would result in a 12 percent decrease in emissions by 2030 — well short of the 45 percent cut needed to keep the world on track to meet the most ambitious aims of the Paris agreement.
The city’s effort to remove lead pipes shows what’s possible with funding and political will. But along with relief, residents express distrust and exhaustion from years of crisis.
Firefighters are attempting to save General Sherman and other ancient trees in California by wrapping their bases in aluminum.
But a cacophony of competing demands is already threatening to divide Democrats.
That hasn't stopped it from becoming a right-wing talking point.
Over 4 million in Texas remain without power Tuesday morning.
Lawmakers want to put thousands of young people to work to fight climate change. Here’s what that could look like.
Young people coming of age in an era of natural disasters are facing another struggle, too: growing anxiety about climate change.
There are 1.4 billion cows on Earth, and treating their urine could help lower greenhouse gas emissions.
The Global Methane Pledge aims to cut emissions of the potent greenhouse gas by at least 30 percent by the end of the decade.
The Dixie Fire's searing heat and soaring flames have menaced California for two months. Here's how what began as a relatively small blaze surged across nearly 1 million acres.
The Pew survey also found that the two largest greenhouse gas emitters, the United States and China, get low marks from other countries for their climate policies.
The prospect of a $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending bill has sparked a lobbying frenzy in Congress, as lawmakers zero in this week on a measure that could reshape the nation’s energy system.
It's the latest wildfire to hit the state as the Caldor and Dixie fires are not contained.
Spanish troops were deployed to back up firefighters battling a raging blaze that has emptied out Andalusian villages.
President Biden is unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
The university, with a $41 billion endowment, said its investment holdings in the fossil fuel industry will be phased out.
Miranda Massie founded the institution in 2015. Since then, she’s worked to elevate the intersection of art, science and climate action.
The Biden administration’s move to invoke its Clean Water Act authority marks a major blow for the project, which is near the world’s largest sockeye salmon run.
The Orca, an installation built by Climeworks, will capture 4,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year — and serve as a blueprint for similar technology.
New Energy Department study reflects the president’s vision to reshape the U.S. energy infrastructure and cut greenhouse gases.
South Carolina destroyed Black homes to build I-26 and I-526 without much engagement. The state vowed to engage residents for a new project, but it still plans to take their homes.
The U.S. Coast Guard and oil companies are working to identify and contain spills as environmental officials assess the damage.