World Meteorological Organization: CO2 levels Surged In 2016The U.N. weather agency warned Monday that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere increased at record-breaking speed last year.
Project Saved Homes From Fires, But Can It Be Duplicated?Scrutiny of the condition of the American West's forests, and of policies that curtailed logging and suppressed wildfires, has intensified amid a devastating wildfire season in California's wine country.
Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your EyesThey're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.
Gore Talks Trump At "Inconvenient Sequel" ScreeningAl Gore admitted that he was frustrated upon hearing the news last month that President Trump was pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord. But, since then, he has become more optimistic.
Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air EmissionsAn environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the EPA in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions.
Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties To Fossil Fuel InterestsNewly obtained emails underscore just how closely EPA chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.
Climate Change Raises New Risk: Are Inland Bridges Too Low?Climate change is often seen as posing the greatest risk to coastal areas. But the nation's inland cities face perils of their own, including more intense storms and more frequent flooding.
Economics Expert: Withdrawing From Paris Accord Will Have Little Impact“To those viewing this as an apocalyptic event, take a deep breath,” said SMU economics professor Mike Davis.
Reaction To Trump Climate Accord Decision Depends On Party AffiliationThe reaction among Texas leaders to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States after the Paris climate agreement largely fell along partisan lines.
Trump's Global Warming Announcement Out TodayPresident Donald Trump says he'll announce his decision on whether he'll pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Slowly Creep Up On ElectricsHydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads, but only if more stations are built to fuel them. There are just 34 public hydrogen fueling stations in the country.
Shrimp Fossil Named For British Naturalist AttenboroughHe recently had a polar research vessel named in his honor. Now Sir David Attenborough, the famed British naturalist, also has an ancient shrimp as a namesake.