Amid federal inaction addressing the climate crisis, President Joe Biden is considering declaring a climate emergency.
How to find an Earth Hour event near you to get involved.
Salt found deep below the Dead Sea floor shows how climate change can cause an extreme drought that could potentially hurt millions of people.
NASA's climate change time machine shows how sea ice, CO2, temperature and sea level rise have changed over time due to climate change.
The video, released on Thursday, highlights the pledges President Obama has kept since entering the White House. But what promises hasn't he kept?
While the presidential candidates' plans to tackle unemployment, the national debt, health care reform, immigration, gay marriage and gun control might be the topics that have Main Street voters buzzing ahead of this year's election, a new report by the global equity research team at Standard & Poor's shows Wall Street investors have very different policy debates in mind.
As climate change warms the world's oceans and Arctic sea ice recedes to its lowest -ever recorded levels, China has taken advantage of it -- and may soon reap commercial benefits
Female agricultural workers do not produce as much as their male counterparts in Africa, but fixing that problem could have a major impact in food shortages across the continent.
A prominent pediatric organization points to circumcision's health benefits, but stops short of decreeing that all male infants should go under the knife.
Scientists found that with four weeks to go in the melting season, Greenland's ice sheet is melting with record-busting strength.
Chinese conglomerate Wanxiang Qianchao Co. (Shanghai: 000559) is offering a $450 million lifeline to struggling battery manufacturer A123 Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: AONE), but the deal is facing right-wing opposition in the U.S.
They’re here now, but they won’t be around forever.
Iowa, the largest state grower of corn and soy, has seen the size of its territory under extreme drought conditions rise from almost 31 percent last week to nearly 70 percent since Tuesday.
NASA researcher James Hansen is coauthor of a new paper that places the blame for heat waves over the past few years squarely on global warming.
Peat fires, or underground blazes in the wake of wildfires, are an increasingly dangerous hazard globally and extremely expensive to contain for resource-challenged regions, as Michigan's Upper Peninsula is finding out.
A study led by a former climate change skeptic concludes that man-made greenhouse emissions have contributed to the planet's rising temperature.
Aerosmith is set to release their latest studio album "Music From Another Dimension," which will drop on November 5. The band has tapped a number of outside talents to add some unique flavor to its new album.
Previous studies have pegged polar bear origin at around 600,000 years ago, but they've actually existed as a distinct species as early as 5 million years ago, according to a new paper.
An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has reportedly broken free of one of Greenland's largest glaciers.
Now that Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler is done being the good guy judge on American Idol, he can finally go back to being one of The Bad Boys from Boston.
Thousands of miles away, a cadre of international Nobel laureates assembled to discuss global warming were having a, er, heated debate, arguing over data that the vast majority of scientists the world over say shows clear evidence of manmade climate change. But in the steaming streets of Brooklyn, the crowded public pools of Atlanta and the power outage-hit suburbs of Washington, D.C., the discussion was unanimous: It was hot.
A federal court has defended the Obama administration's unprecedented push to limit greenhouse gas emissions, laying down a marker in the debate over the limits of environmental regulation.
While coal has powered the 19th-century Industrial Revolution, heated homes and generated electricity, the era of King Coal has come to an end.
A new study predicts that by 2050, waters just off the western coast of the U.S. will become acidic enough such that ocean-dwelling creatures like mussels, oysters and corals won't be able to form their shells or skeletons.
The American Petroleum Institute and America's Natural Gas Alliance are criticizing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's most recent natural gas emission estimates and suggest actual industry emissions are half what federal regulators say.
Scientists have finished sequencing the genomes of the domestic tomato and one of its wild relatives, paving the way for more precise breeding in tomatoes and other plants.