At least 945 toxic waste sites across the country face escalating risks from rising seas, more intense inland flooding, voracious forest fires and other climate-fueled disasters, according to a new study from a congressional watchdog agency.
Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest annual level in a decade, according to new government data which highlights the impact the president, Jair Bolsonaro, has made on the world's biggest rainforest.
Bob and Margaret Lee were considered futurists in 1980 when they built one of the most unusual houses in Florida, a geodesic "dome home" on the tip of Marco Island. It was powered by the sun, had its own water supply and could withstand hurricanes. But the Lees didn't plan for rising seas.
California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing U.S. President Donald Trump in a battle to strip the state of authority to regulate tailpipe emissions.
All across the United States, there are communities built around power sources of the past. While the need to transition to clean energy is clear, the future of these communities is often more complicated.
EPA Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson's inbox was flooded with chummy notes from lobbyists, many of whom he'd worked with on Capitol Hill, according to a review of thousands of pages of emails released under the Freedom of Information Act.