A new experiment showed a simple way to save endangered chimpanzees in Uganda and slow the rate of global warming and carbon dioxide emissions.
More than 8 billion metric tons of plastic have been made since the 1950s, researchers found. Because it does not degrade, most is still in the environment.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attributed the increase in part to the El Niño weather pattern. Its report makes no mention of human contributions.
Rising temperatures will force airlines to delay flights more often and reduce the number of passengers per plane. And it’s already happening.
All around the world, scientists are building repositories of everything from seeds to ice to mammal milk — racing to preserve a natural order that is fast disappearing.
The coalition, led by Gov. Jerry Brown of California and Michael Bloomberg, a former mayor of New York, said it will work with experts to try to meet the targets of the Paris climate deal.
A new paper describes the threatened mass extinction of thousands of animal species around the globe. The authors say that human activities are in large part to blame.
A growing number of analysts say pessimism about plug-in cars could be becoming outdated, thanks in part to plunging battery prices.
The California governor, continuing his defiance of President Trump, said that states and cities would continue climate efforts even as Washington backed away.
Much of President Trump’s policy agenda is mired in delay, but Scott Pruitt has already achieved a major regulatory rollback.