Hurricane Maria set an ominous new record for the speed of its intensification.

This satellite image obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Hurricane Maria at 1130 UTC on September 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO / NOAA/RAMMB

Schedule shows frequent meetings with industry -- but few with environmental or public health groups

The decision on what to do now falls to President Trump.

The idea of the warming Arctic creating weird winters just won't go away.

The company has huge debts and outdated heavily polluting power plants

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A hurricane expert says we're making disasters worse in two separate ways — through coastal policies and climate change.

Fires and explosions sent plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles and allegedly sickened residents and emergency responders.

The sharing economy in U.S. cities helped offset about 3 percent in emissions — and that was before Uber

Scientists just presented some surprising new carbon math.

A list of candidates for EPA's influential Science Advisory Board includes those who have fought the agency in court.

In the battle between saltwater and freshwater, salt is winning as seas rise.

One researcher called the link “tenuous” but nevertheless “worth raising."

Power outages cripple sewage pumps as concern about disease spreads in Florida

The president talked about bigger storms that he said occurred in the 1930s and 1940s.

Critics called the move another example of the Trump administration putting the concerns of industry over public health.

They could actually help offset some of our human carbon emissions by removing more carbon dioxide from the air.

New York is pressing ahead with goals set out in the Paris climate agreement, despite President Trump's intention to withdraw the United States from the pact.

Coral reefs provide excellent coastline protection — when they're healthy.

Trump rejected carbon pricing. These companies are embracing it.

It's not just about winds, or rain, or higher seas.

U.S. nuclear reactors have been required to improve their disaster preparedness after an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 devastated the northeast coast of Japan, knocking out essential electrical power to a fleet of nuclear reactors.

EPA also orders company to respond to series of questions and supply a timeline of events from Hurricane Harvey

2017 is feeling a lot like the intense hurricane years of 2004 and 2005.

A hiring freeze and buyouts underway through the summer are diminishing the agency to 1988 levels.

Under the Obama administration rules, new cars would have to get an average of more than 54 miles per gallon by 2025.

Irma is already sending motorists scrambling to fill up their tanks

Arkema is not the only chemical plant to suffer damage in the storm.

An unfolding crisis at a flooded chemical plant outside Houston on Thursday led to the prompt announcement of an investigation by a federal body that President Trump would eliminate. The administration’s proposed budget would wind down funding for the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, a small, independent federal agency tasked with investigating chemical accidents. […]

Organic peroxides that escaped a chemical plant are harmful when they come in contact with the eyes, lungs or skin.

A succession of storms adds urgency to climate change and hurricane science.

EPA Superfund chemical dumps and other toxic sites could contaminate floodwaters and sediment deposited far from the waste sites.

Researchers say we are underestimating the risk of “compound flooding."

Floating roof at one refinery sank in heavy rain

“I have been asked to contact you to update the wording in your proposal abstract to remove words such as 'global warming' or 'climate change,'" wrote an official at DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

The flooding has caused backups across the petroleum system

Singling out Harvey as a climate-driven anomaly would be a big mistake.

We might not end up with the power grid that we need if we don't understand the rate of solar's advances.

The interior secretary's report to President Trump is certain to spark big legal battles.

Carbon capture may reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but it does not make coal “clean.”

Agriculture has released more than 100 billion tons of carbon from the ground, a study finds.

A key National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine study on coal mining in the Appalachian Mountains is under review over whether it's worth the money.

In California, some companies can pay to protect forests rather than cut their own greenhouse gas emissions — and new research says the program is succeeding.

The expert panel’s work has been aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials factor the government's climate analysis into long-term planning.

The early explorers struggled with Bellot Strait — modern navigation, though, has conquered it.

A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby.

As climate change opens new ecosystems to human activity, scientists are racing to understand and protect the pristine waters.

The White House says the new order will accelerate development, but environmentalists say it leaves the country more vulnerable to damage from rising seas and oceans.

Polar bears, yoga, and 10-foot-plus sheets of ice here at the end of the world

This could mean more work by future administrations.

A review could roll back Obama-era efforts to tighten emission standards for new cars.

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