By 2050, one in every seven people in Bangladesh could be displaced by climate change. This photo essay tells the story of one such family.
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Local leaders weigh in on a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from weakening regulations on power plants.
“Some areas here are still incredible, but it’s kind of just the edges of what this place used to be.”
New research suggests coastal homeowners worried about rising seas are selling their houses at bargain rates.
“We’re recording the most severe destruction of the natural world in human history. It’s really important that we are able to work with those feelings.”
Researchers are repurposing an ancient technology for the modern age.
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The platform’s algorithm regularly surfaces videos promoting climate denial in response to queries about climate change.
Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.
How a Trump-supported effort to revive dying industries is moving to the states.
Climate change is driving the spread of a fatal, drug-resistant fungus.
The Trump administration continues to tout its commitment to coal, but it has failed to protect miners from the industry’s inexorable collapse.
“Microbes make the world go around. Climate change is having a profound impact on them.’’
A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy — and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.
Experts call for recycling EV batteries to meet the growing demand for lithium and cobalt.
One scientist’s plan to make burgers and bratwursts from lab-grown bug cells.
Two scientists have developed a device that captures the electrical charge from falling snow.
“The number one priority for us is protecting our natural resources, our beach coastline.”
“We want to have 100,000 Catherine Pucketts worldwide. Women could be the architects of the blue economy.”
The Puerto Rican diaspora went to incredible lengths to help the island after Hurricane Maria. They don’t know why Trump won’t do the same.
New research shows pollution from cars is responsible for 4 million new cases of childhood asthma each year.
“My house could be underwater in 50 years, and I would like to avoid that.”
Borrowing from the conservative playbook, a pair of veteran environmental lawyers has a bold plan to overhaul climate laws.
The impacts of the spill left an entire generation reeling from the impacts of oil pollution.
Scientists are studying tree rings to better understand how forests have responded to climate change and carbon dynamics.
Women have long held important positions in Ghana’s fishing industry. But as the country’s fisheries face crisis, their voices are not being heard.
Taxpayers are spending billions subsidizing polluting industries.
Carbon pollution could be turning the lakes more acidic. A lack of data has left scientists with more questions than answers.
New research suggests extreme weather can worsen depression in mothers, leaving children more anxious and distressed.
Climate scientist Warren Washington will be awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
“The effects of climate change go way beyond pure meteorological changes and have consequences for social and political processes worldwide.”
New research shows that fixing roads is a great way to tackle climate change.
Siberia’s Lake Baikal, a UNESCO world heritage site, is imperiled by rising temperatures and pollution.
Scientists say the answer is in the ice.
The Trump administration is looking for legal loopholes that will allow it to weaken limits on carbon pollution.
Scientists say a wood-eating crustacean could help produce biofuels at lower cost and with less energy.
A man on track to set a world record to raise awareness of ocean health is forced out of the water.
Ocean waters are growing more acidic, eating away at the discarded skeletons that make up the seafloor.
The historically black prep school aims to install 400 solar panels that will power its sprawling 2,000-acre campus.
Storms cause flooding. Green infrastructure helps homeowners stay afloat.
Trees, as a species, move over time. They migrate in response to environmental challenges, especially climate change.
All-electric race cars are getting faster and lasting longer.
Scientists find that increasing temperatures, along with higher population densities and overprescribing antibiotics, play a role in drug-defiant bacteria.
Introductory textbooks scarcely mention climate change or energy.
Scant snowfall is fueling drought, floods, wildfires and mudslides.
Instead of driving global warming, wine waste can be used to make safer food, medicine and cosmetics.
How a handful of community organizers got the biggest city in America to take on the one of the most powerful industries on Earth.
For a generation, Camp of Champions was Canada’s premier summer training ground for freestyle skiers and snowboarders — then it melted away.
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The ecological paradox of modern life on planet Earth.
“We are the perfect industry to lead the way.”
Scientists are making ice sculptures to understand the effects of climate change on forests.