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One of the world's longest human-collected climate records exists in a scenic lake nestled in the Kiso Mountains of Japan. Each winter for nearly 600 years, Shinto monks have monitored Lake Suwa and documented the date it freezes over.
Political strategists have built an odd but durable alliance that is pioneering ways for U.S. companies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The uphill battle was born from the collapse of legislation in 2010 to cap carbon dioxide.
A South Florida developer is questioning the well-established facts of climate change and is putting his money where his mouth is, investing millions to build residential projects in highly exposed Miami Beach.
In a pioneering move, a government-appointed panel Saturday recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate change.
An environmental research institute said Friday that the Netherlands isn't doing enough to cut greenhouse gas emissions to levels ordered in a landmark court ruling.
A Republican lawmaker wants to eliminate a requirement to teach students about climate change in Connecticut public schools.
Virginia regulators estimate that consumers may have to pay significantly more for electricity under Gov. Ralph Northam's plan to reduce air pollution by joining a carbon cap-and-trade program with other states.
Colorado's new Democratic attorney general is pulling the state out of a legal challenge to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.
NEW YORK CITY — There's a growing global consensus that climate change is a threat to peace and security that deserves the same kind of attention afforded to terrorism and other risks.
Few states rely on tax revenues from the energy industry quite like Wyoming. More than half of the Cowboy State's revenue comes from coal, oil and natural gas.
When it comes to winter weather, and specifically snow, teasing out the effects of climate change is a special challenge. It seems as though snow should be one of the most obvious indicators of global warming. But scientists are finding that it's not that simple.
Puerto Ricans who lost their jobs after Hurricanes Maria and Irma can start applying for disaster unemployment assistance after the U.S. doubled the 26 weeks of benefits, officials announced Wednesday.
Adelaide sweltered through the highest temperature ever recorded by a major Australian city yesterday, peaking at a searing 46.6 degrees Celsius (115.9 degrees Fahrenheit) as the drought-parched nation heads toward potentially the hottest January on record.
There aren't many people who spend 32 hours on a train to get to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos and plan to sleep in a tent.
It's been five weeks since the U.N. climate talks wrapped up in Katowice, Poland, and Michal Kurtyka seems relaxed.
An architect of the Paris Agreement on climate change thanked President Trump yesterday for his policies supportive of fossil-fuel industries, because they effectively provoked companies, investors and cities into cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Will 2019 be the year the National Flood Insurance Program gets its crucial overhaul?
Last year was the fourth-warmest on record.
Much has been made of how climate change is likely to affect the future, but archaeologists and conservationists increasingly are sounding the alarm about the threat that global warming poses to the past.
Joe Biden has a history with cars, and it could be an issue if he runs for president.