The Massachusetts trial appears to be the first in which the defendants successfully argued that their civil disobedience was justified by the need to stop climate change.
Despite ambitious plans to use more renewable energy and boost water supplies, the North African nation is being seriously affected by rising temperatures.
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.
Global warming took surface temperatures in 2017 to near-record levels, while the upper oceans reached their hottest known level.
Scientists say 2017 was the hottest year on record without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.
Before his election, Donald Trump promised a new age for coal. But so far, the industry’s gains appear to be temporary, and its future remains bleak.
The Pacific Ocean has reached the end of a period of cooler temperatures, according to Britain's national weather service.
More frequent droughts, predicted for the future, may not allow ecosystems enough time to recover before the next prolonged dry spell.
He will do whatever it takes to prolong the fuels' reign, including sabotaging efforts to curb emissions and more.
Much of that will have to be spent on expensive technologies engineered to suck 1,000 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from the air by 2100, a new study shows.