The unrelenting and unprecedented heat that scorched Phoenix all summer, setting countless records, has carried over into the fall. Now it is poised to set another blistering milestone: the most 100-degree days ever observed in a calendar year.
Sunday will be one of the hottest days in recent memory across much of California, the day after scorching temperatures set scores of records and intensified destructive wildfires erupting in the state.
Video: As Covid-19 hinders city efforts to protect residents from the heat, community groups step in
In Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood, volunteers in the "cool streets" program invent ways to throw shade on the ground and mist in the air to beat the heat.
Researchers found that many communities are surrounded by older, more flammable forests and fire suppression policies may be to blame.
The state's heat waves, blackouts, and fires - amid a pandemic - offer a warning of our fossil-fuel future.
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.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.