Coastal residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by hurricanes Matthew and Florence say they're frustrated with long delays, caseworker turnover and unfulfilled promises from Rebuild NC.
A study shows that watershed logging can be as bad for salmon numbers as increased predation in the ocean.
A climate scientist has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time. It’s a reminder that the field, which emerged from the mid-20th century’s biggest questions, hasn’t always been fraught.

Almost 80 per cent of the particles found in the stomachs of fish studied come from textiles and clothing that are washed into waterways in the laundry process, the report said.

A new campaign asserts, incorrectly, that cows in the U.S. “may not be contributing much at all to global warming.”

Unseasonably heavy rainfall has destroyed crops, washed away bridges and killed dozens of people across India and Nepal in a reminder of the devastation caused by a changing climate.

The fall leaves' 2021 lackluster show is one thing that can't be blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, pin it on climate change.

Plans for fossil fuel production around the world are twice the level necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a report released Wednesday by the United Nations Environment Program.

Venice saw a record five exceptional floods over six weeks in late 2019 that triggered fears about the impact of worsening climate change on the Italian lagoon city beloved by tourists.

The global energy crisis could escalate into a world food crisis leading to famine in vulnerable countries unless urgent action is taken, one of the world's biggest producers of fertiliser has warned.

As world leaders prepare for the COP26 climate talks next month, it's worth recalling a sobering line from the royal commission's report into the 2019-20 Australian bushfires: "what was unprecedented is now our future".

Farmers and eaters are racing to respond to the critical impacts on the food system—and to prepare for what's ahead. The stakes couldn’t be higher.

'We've got to get everybody around the world to say — we will not be defeated by climate change, we will not be defeated by loss of biodiversity. We will defeat COVID, we will fight to prevent another pandemic.'

Museums are less interested in adding to the terror than furthering the connection to the planet.
This year’s largest blaze fueled its own firestorms, again and again. The New York Times reconstructed a 3-D model to let you get up close.

Pickering wants to build a hospital that could increase flood risk downstream in Ajax, on a watershed already under stress. The disagreement ties back to an old fight over land just outside of Ontario's protected Greenbelt.

Louisiana has 21 species currently listed federally as threatened or endangered, including the Louisiana pearlshell and Louisiana pinesnake.
There is considerable growth in shipments on Russia's remote Arctic route, but shippers will have to boost deliveries by more than 100 percent in only two years if they are to reach the target set by the Kremlin.
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