Alaska's Bering Sea Lost a Third of Its Ice in Just 8 Days
Globally, sea ice is at record lows as the polar regions warm faster than the rest of the planet. Along the Alaska coast, it's affecting people's lives.
Far More Methane Leaking at Oil, Gas Sites in Pennsylvania than Reported
An EDF comparison of company-reported data and research measurements finds as much as 5 times more methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas, is leaking.
Bat Swarms Tracked by Weather Radar Reveal Earlier Migration as Planet Warms
Scientists say the shift follows the effect climate change is having on insect populations and warn it could disrupt bats' critical role as pest control for farms.
Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Rules on Methane Leaks and Gas Flaring
The methane rules were designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions, capture fuel the oil and gas industry could sell, and recover lost royalties for taxpayers.
Court Sides with Arctic Seals Losing Their Sea Ice Habitat to Climate Change
The oil industry pushed back on Endangered Species Act protections for the seals, but an appeals court says there’s enough scientific evidence to support the threat.
Intelligence Agencies Warn of Climate Risks in Worldwide Threat Assessment
While top Trump administration officials deny climate change, the intelligence agencies warn global warming can fuel disasters and violent conflicts.
Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating: 4 Inches Per Decade (or More) by 2100
Satellite data confirm what computer models have warned for years: Oceans are rising faster as the planet warms, and coastal communities face increasing flood risk.
Tax Breaks and the Google Startup Bringing Geothermal Heat into U.S. Homes
By cutting costs and laying pipes for entire communities, Dandelion is trying to make emissions-free heating and cooling from the earth more affordable.
Congress Extends Tax Breaks for Clean Energy — and Carbon Capture
Environment groups worry the carbon capture credits will just boost fossil fuels. The 'tax extenders’, meanwhile, cut some nuclear, solar and geothermal costs.
Power Plants' Coal Ash Reports Show Toxins Leaking into Groundwater
Power plants with ash ponds were required to start water monitoring this year. Of the first 14 to file reports, 9 had 'significant increases' of toxic substances.
Exxon Reports on Climate Risk and Sees Almost None
The oil giant tells investors that even if Paris climate goals are met, it could still produce all the oil in its existing fields and keep investing in new reserves.
Thawing Arctic Permafrost Hides a Toxic Risk: Mercury, in Massive Amounts
Mercury, a powerful neurotoxin, accumulates in the food chain. At these levels, it could put the Arctic's subsistence hunters and fisheries at risk.
No Drop in U.S. Carbon Footprint Expected Through 2050, Energy Department Says
The U.S. alone would burn through much of the world's carbon budget under its current policies as oil production and the natural gas boom continue.
We Can Pull CO2 from Air, But It's No Silver Bullet for Climate Change, Scientists Warn
Europe's science academies say policymakers are being 'seriously over-optimistic' about carbon capture technologies, but that doesn't mean giving up.
Oil Investors Call for Human Rights Risk Report After Standing Rock
Marathon shareholders want the oil company to explain how it weighs environmental and social risks after the treatment of Dakota Access pipeline protesters.