Eight California cities and counties, including San Francisco and Oakland, want billions of dollars from fossil fuel companies, alleging they caused major climate problems, like rising seas and extreme weather.
Houston's air pollution is returning to normal levels, following a period of cleaner skies during the stay-at-home orders put in place to slow the spread the coronavirus.
Whether it's blue skies over Beijing, satellite imagery showing emissions dropping in Milan or air monitors in Houston recording less ozone than normal, mankind's sudden hunkering down in response to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in visibly cleaner air with remarkable speed.
A Bay Area environmental group sued some of the world's biggest food, beverage and product manufacturers Wednesday, accusing them of polluting the world's oceans and waterways, including San Francisco and Monterey bays, with millions of tons of plastic.
A new study used Twitter posts to measure the frequency of minor and recurring floods - also known as nuisance flooding - along the United States' East and Gulf Coasts.
A federal appeals court seemed inclined Wednesday to allow some California cities and counties to sue oil companies for allegedly deceiving the public for decades about their industry's impact on greenhouse gases and climate change.
Mealworms can eat and digest plastic and could potentially be deployed en masse to help rid the world of plastic garbage.
Kate McKinnon debuted her hilarious Greta Thunberg character tonight to mock Trump after the real-life president cyberbullied the teen online this week. (Greta is the last minute of this six-minute show open.)
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.