The budget cuts climate and clean energy research, international climate aid, and more.
The cars, outfitted with infrared laser technology, are surprisingly good at spotting the leaking greenhouse gas.
Peak winter sea ice levels in the Arctic were lower this year than any time on record.
The Senate voted Tuesday to abolish a rule restricting specific hunting practices on national wildlife refuges in Alaska — including trapping, baiting and aerial shooting.
For now, scientists continue to work steadily on a federal report on how climate change is damaging the United States.
The Trump budget aims to cut numerous money-saving environmental programs.
The United States and China are burning less coal, and as a result, economies are growing without further worsening the climate problem.
The calls, cards and cookies for EPA employees have come in a week when the Trump administration proposed a 31 percent budget cut to the agency.
While some of the agency's longtime critics cheer the proposed cuts, environmental groups say the cuts would endanger the safety of the nation's air and water.
The Trump administration plans to withdraw and rewrite a 2015 rule aimed at limiting hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” on public lands, the Interior Department indicated in court filings Wednesday.
Public concern about climate change in the United States is at an all-time high, according to Gallup.
A new study finds that local protective actions can't stop the effect of global warming on reefs.
The Obama administration left behind a draft climate report. It just got a stellar peer review.
The former vice president thinks President Trump might keep the United States in the climate pact, despite Trump's campaign rhetoric.
The order would also lift restrictions on coal leasing and an Obama policy factoring the cost of climate change into federal decisions.
For two straight years — 2015 and 2016 — atmospheric carbon dioxide has climbed by more than 3 parts per million.
Pruitt's questioning of human-caused global warming has triggered an outcry. On Monday, two scientist groups sent letters to the EPA administrator.
Trump has moved to fill just one of 46 top science posts requiring Senate confirmation.
Calls flooded into the Environmental Protection Agency administrator's office Friday after Scott Pruitt questioned whether humans were driving climate change.
The heat stored in the ocean is the “memory” of climate change, scientists say.
Proposed cuts to NOAA's budget puts coastal communities in the crosshairs.
The children's climate law suit could spawn a whole new universe of climate litigation. Which is why Trump wants to shut it down
Mustafa Ali, who helped found the environmental justice program at EPA, urged the Trump administration to continue programs that assist vulnerable communities.
'I would not agree that it's a primary contributor to the global warming that we see,' Pruitt said of human-caused pollution.
Critics say the move empowers industry and takes away influence from local communities.
By midcentury, climate change could alter nearly all the world’s ocean ecosystems
A judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction Tuesday to stop construction of the nearly complete pipeline.
Energy Star is popular with business and consumers. But a White House proposal would kill the program
Interior Department plans to open 73 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas leases.
The White House put out a press statement that overlapped in language with one by ExxonMobil.
The court sided in favor of a state wolf management plan that treats the animals as vermin
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is in the crosshairs of the White House.
Scott Pruitt says the agency's Superfund and brownfields programs are “absolutely essential."
The genial Republican drew less fire from Democrats during his confirmation process than other Trump nominees.
Ryan Zinke rode U.S. Park Police mount Tonto downtown for his first day on the job.
Proposals to ease rules to protect the environment draw sharp responses.
The Office of Management and Budget has suggested deep cuts to the EPA's spending, according to a document reviewed by The Washington Post.
More proof we're living in the "Anthropocene."
Just a few years after reaching a record high, Antarctic sea ice is at a record low.
Overfishing has made it nearly impossible to spot a shark or other predator at a reef in the Caribbean, a new study concludes.
The Senate confirmed former congressman Ryan Zinke's nomination for interior secretary in a Wednesday morning vote.
The surfacing of climate doubts leaves uncertain the fate of a key metric to measure carbon's cost.
President Trump on Tuesday instructed the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to “review and reconsider” a 2015 rule known as the Waters of the United States rule, a move that could ultimately make it easier for agricultural and development interests to drain wetlands and small streams.
In a city with one of the highest water rates in the country, many residents still rely on bottled water for drinking, cooking and bathing.
The Arctic Ocean is experiencing some of the world's most rapid climate change.
A new study probes the consequences of speaking out.
Even with recent rains, the new study makes a case for caution in future management of the Colorado River.
While the balmy conditions this February may seem nice on the surface, an early spring can come with all kinds of downsides.