Dendrochronologists found that high temperatures in the 21st century make the current drought unprecedented compared to other dry periods around the Colorado River across the past 500 years.
Wildfires swept across the Texas Panhandle early Wednesday, prompting evacuations, cutting off power to thousands, and forcing at least the temporary shutdown of a nuclear weapons facility.
Floods, wildfires and hurricanes can have long-term financial consequences for college-age people. As climate change makes disasters more common, more and more students are struggling.
Environmental groups and tribes say the proposal would protect desert ecosystems, cultural resources and recreational land enjoyed by the valley’s communities of color.
A new report from the First Street Foundation finds evidence that climate change is having an impact on air quality, especially in California and the West. The group’s computer models predict things will continue to get worse.
Extreme wildfires have destroyed about one-fifth of all giant sequoia trees. To safeguard their future, the National Park Service is planting seedlings that could better survive a hotter climate.
A solution is on the horizon for a landslide that stopped passenger train service through San Clemente.
The settlement of two lawsuits will place heightened scrutiny on the city's efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.
Recycling "does not solve the solid waste problem," the head of a plastics trade group said in 1989, around the time the industry was launching its recycling campaign.
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