In a race against time, multiple organizations are working to save the reef that runs along the Florida Keys during a heat wave that has already led to historic coral bleaching.
Officials are breaking ground in southeast Louisiana on a nearly $3 billion project to fight coastal wetland loss.
Wildfires have devastated parts of the island of Maui in Hawaii, killing at least six people, damaging or destroying more than 270 structures and reducing parts of historic Lahaina to ash.
A strong tropical storm slammed into South Korea’s southern coastal regions Thursday. The intense rains and winds toppled trees, ripped off roofs and turned roads into chocolate-colored rivers as the storm slowly plowed north toward major urban centers near capital Seoul.
A dangerous mix of conditions appear to have combined to make the wildfires blazing a path of destruction in Hawaii particularly damaging, including high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation.
California energy officials have voted Wednesday to extend the life of three natural gas power plants along the state’s southern coast.
The U.S. government will settle a lawsuit with conservation groups and commit to releasing more endangered red wolves into North Carolina. The U.S.
Wildfires have raced through Maui in Hawaii, destroying part of a historic town on the island. Some people are fleeing to the relative safety of the ocean, where they have been rescued by the Coast Guard.
The United Nations’ human rights chief has warned that Iraq’s water crisis could affect other countries in the region. U.N.
Unprecedented levels of damage from storms this year is upending US towns and the insurance industry
Waves of severe thunderstorms in the U.S. during the first half of this year led to $34 billion in insured losses, an unprecedented level of financial damage in such a short time as climate change contributes to the frequency and severity of violent meteorological events.
A health clinic in a Montana town plagued by deadly asbestos contamination has filed for bankruptcy protection after a judge ordered it to pay the government almost $6 million in penalties and damages for submitting false asbestos claims.
As climate change ratchets up temperatures across the U.S., millions of the poorest Americans grapple with enduring perilous heat or paying costly air conditioning bills.
Consumers Energy wants to explore the possible sale of its 13 hydroelectric dams as the Michigan utility evaluates their future and cost efficiency.
The owner of a Greek oil tanker that discharged nearly 10,000 gallons of oily bilge water into the ocean has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $2.25 million in fines and penalties.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has visited Slovenia and promised EU help to the small member state which was ravaged by recent floods that killed at least six people and caused extensive damage.
A dam in southern Norway partially burst after days of heavy rain that triggered landslides and flooding in the mountainous region and forced downstream communities to evacuate.
A federal judge has cleared the way for the U.S. government to continue capturing thousands of wild horses in Nevada despite the deaths of 31 mustangs during the weekslong roundup.
The death toll from recent flooding in China’s capital has risen to 33, including five rescuers, and another 18 people are missing.
Dozens of flights and ferry services have been grounded in South Korea ahead of a tropical storm that dumped rain on Japanese islands for a week.
Wildfires in Hawaii fanned by strong winds have burned multiple structures, forced evacuations and caused power outages in several communities.
Residents in Alaska’s capital city have lived with periodic glacial dam outbursts for more than a decade.