Record rainfall fills Zhengzhou's streets and subway stations, leaving at least 25 people dead and thousands stranded and wading in chest deep water.
More than 100 people were killed as parts of Germany received over a month of rainfall in 24 hours.
In Case You Had Any Doubts, Scientists Found Climate Change Was Definitely Behind The Deadly Pacific Northwest Heat Wave
“This is something that nobody saw coming, that nobody thought possible,” one scientist said.
“It is typical for three to four sudden death calls to come in each day in the city. But to have 53 in one day is unprecedented... it is truly gut-wrenching.”
2021 is shaping up to be another dangerous year for wildfires. Follow the latest data on the fires, air quality, and fire risk across the US.
The heat has cracked and buckled streets, impacted flights, and closed down businesses.
The EPA Just Announced A $50 Million Push To Help Underserved Communities Tackle Pollution And Get Jobs
“This is the most aggressive approach to tackling environmental injustice and equity issues,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan told BuzzFeed News.
Extreme heat has killed more than 11,000 people across the US since 1979, and heat waves are only getting worse.
In one year, people in southwestern Louisiana lived through five major disasters on top of a pandemic. Another bad hurricane season is already here, and thousands still have holes in their roofs.
The oil sands pipeline faced fierce opposition since it was first proposed in 2008.
Beto O'Rourke And Texas Democrats Are Demanding An Investigation Into The True Death Count Of The Winter Storm
No Republicans returned requests for comment.
A BuzzFeed News analysis shows the catastrophic failure of Texas’s power grid in February killed hundreds of medically vulnerable people.
Joseph Kelly has an easy fix to the climate crisis — and he’ll take down anyone who tries to stop him from selling it to you.
The US is responsible for about 13% of global greenhouse emissions. Biden is targeting drastically cutting those emissions this decade.
“It’s everyday life to me. I don’t know how else to describe it because I am so used to surviving that way.”
“I think it’s a step towards our vision of a Green New Deal,” an activist from the Sunrise Movement said. They just think it falls far short.
One senator dubbed the controversy over Haaland’s confirmation “a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels.”
A Large PR Firm Pledged To Fight Climate Change. Then It Took Millions From A Notorious Fossil Fuel Trade Group.
Edelman, a PR firm that’s pledged to “work with an environmental conscience,” was paid $4 million to promote one of the most extreme fossil fuel trade groups in the country, new tax filings show.
“We will move with a sense of urgency on climate change,” Michael Regan told Congress last month. “We will stand up for environmental justice and equity.”
“We’ve watched this movie before and the sequel is worse than the original,” one Texas energy expert said.
By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
Under Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency knelt to the country’s biggest polluters and lost more than 800 employees. Staffers say they want accountability.
The executive orders will take aim at fossil fuels and set the US up to be an international leader in tackling the climate crisis.
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.
A new advocacy group featuring climate scientists who are also moms is hoping to move the needle by making the climate crisis personal.
NASA found 2020 tied as the hottest on record. NOAA found it came in a close second.
“We’re running out of adjectives trying to describe these extreme events,” a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said.
McCarthy, former head of the EPA under Obama, has been a vocal opponent of President Trump's environmental policies.
This hurricane season blew through predictions from federal scientists and set a string of new records along the way.
Climate Activists Put Aside Their Differences With Biden To Help Get Him Elected. Now They Want Results.
The Sunrise Movement has high expectations for the Biden administration. And it’s planning to hold the president-elect to them.