The shale revolution of the 2010s catapulted the United States to the top of the global energy food chain. Yet the view from the top has been awfully lonely for investors.
No, it wasn't your imagination. 2019 was a historically warm year. During the summer, dozens of cities in the US sweltered under record-high temperatures and waited out historically long hot streaks.
The stark reality of climate change is that even the cities that seem best defended against rising sea levels face the potential of catastrophic flooding.
Goldman Sachs is the first big US bank to say it won't finance new oil projects in the Arctic.
The message from climate activists was passionate, the warning from the scientific community and countries already experiencing the effects of climate change, urgent. The action from world powers has been excruciatingly slow and inadequate.
Andy Ridley is shivering in a wet T-shirt on the deck of the Dreamtime after coming up from a dive on the outer edge of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Greta Thunberg's tweet about riding on the floor of a train didn't sit well with German railway company Deutsche Bahn, which said she had a seat in first class.
Torrents of water once thundered over the precipice at Victoria Falls, on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, shrouding the area in mist.
Eco-friendly meatless food products shook up the fast food industry in 2019. Experts say next year's game-changing trend in sustainable consumer goods may be plant-based -- or "vegan" -- athletic shoes.
Jane Fonda said she wants to get arrested every Friday — all to address the climate crisis. She's done it four out of 11 times.
Michelle Obama offered a message of support to teen climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg, after the 16-year-old was mocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump on Thursday again publicly mocked teen climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg, tweeting that the 16-year-old Swede who has inspired protesters worldwide has "anger management" issues.
The world needs to reach "peak meat" within the next 10 years to combat the effects of climate change, scientists have warned.
Time magazine has chosen Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate crisis activist, as person of the year.
Brazil's president has called Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg a "brat" after she condemned violence against indigenous people who were killed in the Amazon.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that he thinks President Donald Trump would
A New York judge Tuesday ruled that ExxonMobil did not mislead investors about how it accounted for the cost of climate change regulations.
Policies designed to combat climate change could permanently slash the value of companies around the world by up to $2.3 trillion.
President Donald Trump's move to begin pulling out of the Paris Agreement last month signaled to world leaders that the US government is stepping away from the global push to stop the climate crisis.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg on Friday again criticized world leaders gathered for the COP25 conference in Madrid for not doing enough to stop the ecological crisis that's damaging the planet.
Like thousands of others, Megha Mathur moved to the Indian city of Gurgaon for a coveted job in tech. She soon realized she wouldn't be able to live there very long. The pollution was so bad she had to check an air quality app on her phone several times a day to see whether it was safe to go outside without a mask.
A former special forces soldier has taken the notion that "records are meant to be broken" to a whole new level.
MIT scientists are putting wind beneath policy makers' wings, suggesting ways to modify airplane emissions, which worsen air quality and contribute to thousands of deaths annually.
What may have been the world's tallest waterfall briefly formed on Greenland's ice sheet last year, draining a meltwater lake of 5 million cubic meters of water -- equivalent to 2,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools -- in just five hours.