climate crisis

Researchers warn of climate change’s effects on insect populations

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

They might be tiny, but insects rule the planet, making up over two-thirds of the world’s 1.5 million known animal species and ...

Scientists say they can use AI to solve a key problem in the quest for near-limitless clean energy

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Scientists pursuing fusion energy say they have found a way to overcome one of their biggest challenges to date — by using ...

Wellness influencers fueled pandemic misinformation. Now they have another big conspiracy in their sights

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

When wildfire ripped through Hawaii’s Maui last August, the impact was devastating: a whole town reduced to ashes, more than 100 lives ...

Senate approves Biden pick to lead EPA air office as final rules near on power plants, vehicles

Politics
Amanda Smith

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s air pollution office just as ...

Barcelona declares drought emergency, with big fines for breaking water rules

World
David Turner

Citizens could be fined for washing cars or watering gardens. ADVERTISEMENT After months of warnings, authorities in Catalonia have declared a drought ...

John Kerry, the US climate envoy, to leave the Biden administration

Politics
Amanda Smith

FILE – John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, speaks during a news conference at the COP28 U.N. Climate Summit, Dec. ...

5 easy ways to live greener in 2024

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Improve your life in 2024 by following our Life, But Better advice for sleep, food, fitness, stress reduction and more. Start with our ...

Fossil fuel fight takes center stage at the COP28 climate summit

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — A fight over the future of fossil fuels has been thrust into the global spotlight at the ...

Earth is running a fever. And UN climate talks are focusing on the contagious effect on human health

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With Planet Earth running a fever, U.N. climate talks focused Sunday on the contagious effects on ...

The world briefly smashed through the 2-degree warming limit for the first time ever

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

The Earth’s temperature briefly rose above a crucial threshold that scientists have been warning for decades could have catastrophic and irreversible impacts ...