Insurance companies and state governments across the Sun Belt are trying to prepare for or prevent future disasters caused by climate change, and the housing market is being disrupted as a result.
News outlets from Massachusetts to southeastern Pennsylvania are reporting that residents can smell smoke and see it in the sky, and experts are warning that the diminished air quality is posing health risks for residents.
A House Oversight and Accountability subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday on a proposed Department of Energy regulation that would require increased efficiency from new gas stoves. Republicans, who are the majority on the committee, immediately made their opposition to the proposal clear.
A tentative agreement between Arizona, California and Nevada to reduce water use from the Colorado River by 3 million acre-feet over three years falls short of what is needed, according to experts.
The EPA's proposal to reduce carbon emissions from power plants is being praised by some, but criticized by conservatives for going too far and by some environmentalists for not going far enough.
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed by far the largest-ever climate change regulation in U.S. history on Thursday, when it unveiled a proposal to require a 90% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from the largest power plants by 2040.
Those on the left say requiring new buildings to be all-electric doesn’t mean anyone will remove a stove or furnace from your existing home. Conservatives claim restrictions on gas appliances take away freedom of choice and will force developers to spend more on products like electric heat pumps.
How a legal dispute over obscure commercial fishing rules could change everything about how the government responds to the biggest problems facing the country.
The White House is trying to persuade Congress to pass a 30% tax on the electricity used in cryptocurrency mining in the next federal budget in order to minimize the nascent industry’s impact on climate change.
A group of climate change activists who deflated the tires of 43 gas guzzling SUVs in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood last Wednesday night told Yahoo News that they think their aggressive action is necessary to draw attention to carbon emissions.
Controversial social media app TikTok announced Friday that it would begin removing "climate change misinformation" from its platform.
On Wednesday, House Republican leaders unveiled a budget proposal that would roll back all federal spending enacted since 2021, including the $370 billion in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) allocated to address climate change.
A decentralized nationwide movement has seen more than 100 local governments enact at least partial bans on gas-powered leaf blower use in recent years.
Data released by the Copernicus Climate Change Service last week showed that March of 2023 was the planet’s second-warmest month in recorded history, registering average global temperatures 0.92 degrees Fahrenheit above normal high temperatures measured between 1991 and 2020.
A study published Monday finds sea level rise along the coast of the southeastern United States has accelerated rapidly since 2010, raising fears that tens of millions of Americans’ homes in cities across the South will be at risk from flooding in the decades to come.
The former governor blamed "radical indoctrination" but didn't mention Republican policies.
Though businesses and governments around the world have begun transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy to try to cut the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, a slew of court cases and legal actions look to speed up that effort.
The president's special envoy for climate talked about Biden’s climate agenda his hopes for collaboration with China and the world his grandchildren will inherit.
Despite mounting tensions between the United States and its rivals China and Russia, President Biden’s climate envoy, John Kerry, told Yahoo News that the U.S. must work with those adversaries on combating climate change.
Americans do not have to compromise on their quality of life in order to help prevent catastrophic climate change, special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry told Yahoo News.
A spate of heavy rains in California that have interfered with the strawberry harvest are negatively impacting farmworkers and may soon hit consumers in the wallet too.
The world has an even tighter timeline for avoiding catastrophic climate change, according to the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The sixth “synthesis report” released Monday used findings from three expert assessments published between 2021 and 2022 to give a concise brief for policymakers as they prepare for the next round of climate negotiations.
A 5,000 mile-long blob of slimy, smelly seaweed is headed for Florida’s beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s partly because of human activity, including water pollution and climate change.
Spring seemed to come early in much of the United States this year, and nearly everyone with seasonal allergies noticed.
Biden warned that if more action wasn't taken to keep global temperatures in check, the 18-35 age demographic "is damned."