I want to see proof that DiCaprio has actually moved the needle somehow.
Imagine if there was a carbon-free form of energy hiding in the ground beneath you. One that we could turn to anytime, even on cloudy, windless days.
Only an hour-or-so drive from Southern California's beaches but a world away from the glamour of Hollywood, San Bernardino County is one of the country's biggest hubs for warehousing and distribution of goods.
New York wants to fight climate change through good farming. Here's the dirt.
Lawns do provide some benefits: Green spaces help reduce the urban heat island effect. They can help restore groundwater and reduce urban flooding, and because they're plants, they help pull a small amount of carbon dioxide out of the air. But, on balance, lawns are awful for the planet.
Which phrase does a better job of grabbing people's attention: "global warming" or "climate change"? According to recent neuroscience research, the answer is neither.
On its 49th birthday, Earth Day is having a midlife crisis. In the beginning, it was a policy-shaking event that awakened a new generation of activists. But now even environmentalists have misgivings about it.
Inside the push to tear down an Oakland freeway.
In 2013, a cold snap in Ordu, Turkey, set off a chain-reaction that ended with terrible consequences for lovers of hazelnut chocolate.
Can seaborne cities become havens for climate refugees chased out of their homes due to rising sea levels and supercharged cyclones?
Take from the rich and give to the subway? Inside New York's evolving congestion pricing policy.
Black communities have a lot at stake when it comes to energy efficiency and innovation.
The continued growth of power-hungry Bitcoin could lock in catastrophic climate change, according to a new study.
After a decade of failed carbon taxes, the state is taking another shot — this time with a grassroots makeover.
An independent analysis from public health experts at Harvard University estimates that 5,740 people likely died as a result of Hurricane Maria — 90 times higher than the official government estimate of 64 dead.
A few miles off the coast of the rapidly warming Antarctic Peninsula, scientists are getting their first-ever detailed look at one of the most mysterious mammals on the planet, minke whales.
Our forests are dying at unprecedented rates. Can we rethink conservation before it's too late?
High-schoolers are planning a climate march on Washington — but that's just the beginning.
Last week, at a New Orleans conference center that once doubled as a storm shelter for thousands during Hurricane Katrina, a group of polar scientists made a startling declaration: The Arctic as we once knew it is no more.
Today, each bitcoin transaction requires the same amount of energy used to power nine homes in the US for one day. And miners are constantly installing more and faster computers.