The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by energy companies including BP PLC, Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell PLC contesting a lawsuit by the city of Baltimore seeking damages for the impact of global climate change.
Federal judges across the country are poised to take on a slew of cases with major consequences for pipelines, power plants, and oil and gas leasing - just as the country prepares for the possibility of a new president with a markedly different energy agenda.
Extinction Rebellion has described government moves to treat the climate crisis protest movement as an organised crime group as "ridiculous".
Civil liberty experts have warned that peaceful protest is under threat in the UK, after the environmental campaigners were targeted with pre-emptive arrest and "unworkable restrictions" were placed on this week's Extinction Rebellion demonstrations.
Young activists from Portugal have filed the first climate change case at the European court of human rights in Strasbourg, demanding 33 countries make more ambitious emissions cuts to safeguard their future physical and mental wellbeing.
Quoting ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ judge strikes down Trump administration rollback of historic law protecting birds
A federal judge in New York has invalidated rule changes by the Trump administration that allowed individuals and corporations to kill scores of birds as long as they could prove they did not intentionally set out to do so.
The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services will clean six storm drains surrounding the Multnomah County Justice Center following weeks of law enforcement using tear gas and other crowd-dispersal agents.
Fiat Chrysler and CNH Industrial offices were searched in Germany, Italy and Switzerland as part of a probe initiated by German prosecutors investigating emissions fraud.
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday she would donate 1 million euros ($1.14 million) from a new prize she has won to groups tackling climate change and defending nature.
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.