Scientists worry that the world is losing about 1% or 2% of its insects each year.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused greenhouse gas emissions in the United States to drop by 10.3% in 2020, according to preliminary data by the Rhodium Group.
Can you recycle all of your holiday wrapping paper, ribbons and bows? Here are some tips to help make your Christmas a little more green.
New calculations show the world's carbon dioxide emissions plunged 7% in 2020 because of the pandemic lockdowns.
A new study finds that well more than a million tons of plastic waste in the U.S. isn't going where it should, instead ending up in oceans and rivers and along roads.
With many indoor activities closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time outdoors, and apparently, encountering creatures they aren’t so familiar with.
Arctic sea ice melt season typically lasts from March until September, before sea ice begins to freeze over again. But this year, the sea ice is not recovering as expected.
Montgomery County just passed a new ban on plastics that includes the red solo cup.
The study found that the reef ecosystem lost half of its corals between 1995 and 2017.
An ocean sunfish swimming off the coast of Massachusetts has gotten a lot of unnecessary attention recently -- for simply “doing normal sunfish activities.”
The survey found that registered voters in the United States said climate change will be a very (42%) or somewhat (26%) important issue in making their decision about whom to vote for in the presidential election.
This rule, if not halted by a court challenge by the oil and gas industry and the Trump administration, would make California the first U.S. state with a plan to phase them out completely.
The glacier section that broke off is 42.3 square miles. The glacier is at the end of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream, where it flows off the land and into the ocean.
Wildfire smoke has choked the West Coast as firefighters continue to battle massive wildfires spanning several states.
According to scientists, the three-month season from June through August 2020 was the Northern Hemisphere’s hottest meteorological summer, surpassing 2019 and 2016, which were previously tied for the hottest.
The National Weather Service said that "Unfortunately, we're not seeing anything that will significantly change our current situation."
A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames.
Others around the Bay Area also documented hazy horizons, red suns and gray skies -- all the result of the raging wildfires burning around California, which as of this week had scorched a record-setting 2.3 million acres of earth
It’s down to the wire for some residents in Northern Virginia concerned that an asphalt plant could be coming to the neighborhood.
In the water and on land, people on Lido Beach are spending a lot of time looking down. A renourishment project has uncovered mounds of shells and pushed them onshore, stretching more than a mile long.