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.
“But the forest is not gone,” Laura McLendon said. “It will regrow. Every old-growth redwood I’ve ever seen, in Big Basin and other parks, has fire scars on them. They’ve been through multiple fires, possibly worse than this.”
A study conducted by University of Sydney researchers found that climate conditions with low humidity and dry air may help the spread of the novel coronavirus.
“Not only is the Greenland ice sheet melting, but it’s melting at a faster and faster pace,” said study lead author Ingo Sasgen, a geoscientist at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany.
Heavy rainfall and humidity across the region has created favorable conditions for mushrooms to blossom in excess.
The Trump administration on Monday took another step to opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling for oil and gas, potentially fulfilling a decades-long dream for Republicans.
Montgomery Parks officials are warning pet owners – especially dog owners – to keep their pooches away from two Montgomery County lakes after toxic algae was reported there.
In conjunction with greenhouse gas emissions, “steeply declining reproduction and survival will jeopardize the persistence of all but a few high-Arctic subpopulations by 2100,” a recent report states.