From record rainfall inundating cities around the world to wildfires scorching an unprecedented area to deadly heat waves that have come with unrelenting regularity this summer, extreme weather linked to climate change is unfolding with frightening clarity.
Democratic lawmakers and their constituents gathered in Washington, D.C., Thursday to share personal stories about extreme weather fueled by climate change — and to call on Congress to act.
Smoke from multiple wildfires in the Western United States continued to shroud New York City for a second day on Wednesday, creating hazy red-orange skies and resulting in unhealthy air quality.
Thanks to climate change, the Earth’s atmosphere now holds more moisture than in decades past, which is, in part, leading to more frequent extreme rainfall events, experts say.
Photographers captured dramatic images of the floodwaters as they raged through small villages, swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.
Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson insist that the advances made by their companies will benefit everyone, but critics say their interplanetary ambitions come from a combination of vanity and greed.
With temperatures expected to top 110 degrees in California’s Central Valley and reach 120 degrees in the southern part of the state, migrant farmworkers will once again be forced to endure dangerous conditions born of climate change.
The bad news is that dangerously high temperatures will become increasingly common. The good news, experts say, is that most heat-related deaths can be prevented with the right strategies in place.
The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning Tuesday for much of California that will last from Wednesday through next Monday, the third potentially record-breaking heat wave over the last two months in a state racked by a drought made worse by climate change.
Tropical Storm Elsa became the earliest fifth named storm on record Thursday, the latest weather-related record this year that climate scientists warn is linked to climate change.
Described as a "once in a millennium" weather event, the heat dome that has gripped the Pacific Northwest is notable because such extreme temperatures are a rarity in the region. But thanks to climate change, they may not be so unusual in the years to come.
As the search for survivors of the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condo in Surfside, Fla., continued Friday, building experts began looking at the possibility that sea level rise caused by climate change may have contributed to the disaster that has left at least four people dead and 159 missing.
A draft report by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that unless drastic and immediate action is taken to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep global temperatures from rising further, life on earth is poised for a catastrophic reckoning.
Claims that President Biden wants to compel Americans to cut back on hamburgers are false, but some environmentalists wish they were true.
Unless climate change can be greatly minimized, rising temperatures will disrupt food production around the world and potentially alter the way we eat, a new study finds.
A week of triple-digit temperatures made worse by climate change is forecast across much of the American West this week, with records poised to fall in several towns, cities and states across the drought-plagued region.
Canadian gas company TC Energy announced Wednesday that it had terminated its Keystone XL pipeline project months after President Biden revoked a key permit on his first day in office because of concerns over the pipeline’s impact on climate change.
During a Tuesday hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Louie Gohmert seemed to float a novel idea for solving the climate crisis: changing the orbits of the Earth and moon.
Testifying before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Tuesday, Bill Nye told lawmakers that he was "scared too" about climate change, and that the U.S. needed to "invest in a big way" to solve the problem.
Thanks in part to rising temperatures due to climate change, "extreme" or "exceptional" drought conditions are now occurring in 74 percent of California, while 72 percent of the western U.S. is classified as experiencing "severe" drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
A drumbeat of new research on climate change is making clear that while the worst consequences of rising global temperatures may still be years away, the crisis caused by man-made greenhouse gas emissions has already begun.
Three of the world’s largest oil companies suffered defeats in a series of decisions that activists say could be a “game changer” in the fight against climate change.
While many in European Union have hailed hydrogen power as a solution to the climate change crisis, the devil is in the details when it comes to the continent’s push to transition to a scarce and expensive resource.
A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world's largest oil companies, must significantly reduce carbon emissions over the next nine years in order to comply with global targets laid out in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
To solve climate change, people must stop using gasoline-powered cars within 14 years, abandon the pursuit of new coal mines and oil exploration, and completely transform "the energy systems that underpin our economies," says a report from the International Energy Agency.
“[The program] stands likely to leave millions of families — disproportionately the poorest and most fragile ones — behind.”
“[Paying] families monthly, instead of one lump sum ... will provide parents with more stability knowing when cash is coming.”
“More parents will disappear from the workforce, and more children will be locked into dependency.”
“Poverty is a political choice, not an inevitability.”
“Time is running out. There are only six months until monthly payments of the credit cease."