“If you add it all up, this would be the single largest thing the federal government has ever done to deal with climate change,” one researcher said.
Extreme heat is now the leading weather-related killer in the US.
Ahead of his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, the environmental lawyer has become a target of the far right’s bogus narrative around race.
The Category 4 storm is expected to cause catastrophic wind damage and life-threatening flooding.
At least 22 people were killed after flash floods in Tennessee this weekend. Others are still missing.
Henri came ashore as a strong tropical storm on Sunday afternoon, threatening widespread flooding.
Internal memos show that activists of color within the Sunrise Movement have privately alleged mistreatment for years — as the climate group publicly fought for racial justice.
“It Is Unequivocal”: Humans Are Driving Worsening Climate Disasters, Hundreds Of Scientists Said In A New Report
The highly anticipated United Nations report on climate change details both the increasingly dire crisis facing the world and what's needed to stop it.
The shrinking Colorado River is becoming an urgent water crisis for millions of people in the West. “The question is, how intense does that crisis get?” one river scientist said.
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.