The amount of carbon dioxide emitted by Arctic wildfires this year is already 35% higher than the figure for the whole of 2019.
Japan's environment ministry warned that the electricity industry, which accounts for 40% of its carbon emissions, will miss its target for cutting carbon dioxide by 2030, calling for it to take further measures.
New research indicates that elevated CO2 concentrations do not necessarily boost forests and that higher temperatures could reduce tree growth.
The day they came, Margaret Fascia was in her forest garden of cocoa trees, pineapple plants, palms, ferns and cassavas. And when they came, they came with a bulldozer.
Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit a new record in May, as the accumulation of the warming gas increased despite the brief environmental respite caused by coronavirus and the global recession.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.