The stretch of ocean now contains 79,000 tons of plastic debris, in the form of 1.8 trillion pieces, a research survey has found.
Coal burning, and carbon emissions, are on the rise again.
The warming Arctic could unleash larger-than-expected quantities of methane, a study asserts.
The industry added more than 10 billion watts of capacity in 2017 and is expected to hit 15 billion annually by 2023.
"Until now, models have predicted something for the future ... but it was something that seemed very distant,” said the lead researcher in a newly published study
Mike Pompeo, just named to head the State Department, has said that "there are scientists that think lots of different things about climate change."
A dire federal climate report is scientifically accurate, experts say — and should be released later this year.
It's a worst-case scenario. It may never happen. But scientists felt they needed to publish it to show what's possible.
It's the latest evidence highlighting the environmental consequences of suburban expansion, often accompanied by more miles driven by cars and larger free-standing homes that require more energy for heating and cooling.
Many nations aren’t living up to their promises in the 2015 accord, and the consequences could be “catastrophic.”