The world is getting increasingly hotter. Can countries take timely action to offset the damage?
Day after day, week after week, the steady drum-beat of climate change issues - from melting ice caps to Australian infernos - is exacting a global mental health toll. And no one feels the heat more than young people.
Wade Crowfoot, a California Cabinet secretary, didn't plan on confronting President Donald Trump on extreme heat and wildfires. Then Trump dismissed climate change.
This summer was the hottest ever recorded in the northern hemisphere, according to US government scientists. June, July and August were 1.17C (2.11F) above the 20th-century average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The novel coronavirus has made an enemy of one of humanity's most reliable sources of comfort: the air conditioner.
Clean air laws helped the U.S. reduce air pollution. But hotter days brought by climate change could reverse those gains
To keep ozone below dangerous levels in a hotter world, scientists say, we will probably have to reduce pollution from sources like cars and factories even further.
New York City champions itself as a climate leader, but experts and organizers say its response to the ravages of climate change in marginalized communities - specifically, to extreme heat - have come up short.
It may not be the biblical end of times, but the searing heat and humidity, rain, thunder and lightning thrashing California could be the beginning of the end of the region's dry Mediterranean climate and a prelude of more surprises to come
When a swarm of fire tornadoes erupted in eastern California on Saturday, it may have seemed as if the weather could not turn any weirder in the western United States. But, then Sunday, Death Valley, Calif., soared to an unthinkable 130 degrees, potentially the highest temperature reliably measured on the planet.
The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed.
A horde of cyclists and electric vehicle drivers will soon take to the streets of Vancouver to map out the hottest and coolest parts of the city - a move that will help inform future plans to mitigate rising temperatures.
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.