The California judge orders the Interior Department to reinstate the Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions.
Michigan is particularly hard hit as rivers swollen by heavy rain and melting snow rise across the state, in Indiana and elsewhere.
The world's bugs may become less genetically diverse. Researcher found that the mass of flying insects in Germany had declined by as much as 75 percent in the last three decades.
Think of it as down-to-earth geoengineering. Some simple actions could make a big difference to city life in the long, hot summer.
Researchers are painting a dark picture. One new study involves warming of the planet, another deals with heat extremes and a third underlines what will happen if we do not reduce carbon emissions.
"California Comeback" is an examination of the struggle between the regressive vision of Donald Trump and the progressive vision of Gov. Brown.
From the onset of his presidency, Donald Trump has made it clear that cheap, abundant domestic energy derived from fossil fuels would be the crucial factor in his total-mobilization approach to global engagement.
Three new studies of how the world works show that bird excrement plays an unexpected role, as do polar algae and rotting trees.
A longtime resident reports on the water crisis in the South African city, where the supply to homes and businesses is expected to be cut off in May, and his own efforts to slash consumption.
With their global reach and financial resources, transnational companies say they are ushering in a sustainable future. But a new book says that trusting them to do that is like trusting arsonists to be firefighters.