Thunberg called out the US, the largest historical emitter of greenhouse gases, for its intention to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
The move, which is expected to be challenged in court, also affects 13 other states that have adopted California's clean car regulations.
Some politicians really don’t believe climate change is real. But there are many more who secretly believe the science but lie about it to win elections.
This summer I confronted an unsettling question: Why bother being kind to my body or saving for the future if there isn’t even going to be a future?
The Amazon is on fire, but there are still ways to help.
“I’ve just tried to tell them the story — it’s a bad year,” one expert said. “This is what happens when deforestation gets out of hand.”
“Google is aiding and abetting the promulgation of climate science misinformation.”
Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Embracing Bigger Ideas To Tackle The Climate Crisis Than Ever Before
Vowing to keep the US in the Paris agreement is “the cost of entry” into the Democratic presidential race.
Each of the top 10 candidates will have 40 minutes to talk exclusively about the climate crisis.
“I’ve seen what happens if we don’t act, and I’m determined to make sure Americans understand this isn’t just a coastal issue, and it’s not a distant issue only — this is a nationwide issue,” Buttigieg said.
Every summer, Arctic sea ice retreats and the Greenland ice sheet shrinks. This year is tracking close to the record melt of 2012.
“You could drop a nuclear bomb on the forest and it would be better than mining it.”
"We know what is happening and what needs to be done. Only you know if we did it," a plaque presented at the site reads.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Infecting More People And Spreading To New Areas. Scientists Blame Climate Change.
“We’re seeing Vibrio infections actually in areas that we’ve never seen before.”
The contentious vote comes after presidential candidates overwhelmingly endorsed the debate and young activists rallied for one at Democratic National Committee offices nationwide.
From the wildfires in the Amazon raising awareness of an ongoing climate emergency to the simmering tensions in Afghanistan and Hong Kong, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
Sanders calls for a ban on fracking, mountaintop removal coal mining, and imports and exports of coal, oil, and natural gas.
"This is not science fiction. It is the reality of climate change."
“The temperature over land is warming at twice the speed of the global average,” one scientist said.
Thunberg was among a group of young activists who protested over a disagreement about the Fridays for Future movement’s demands.
Growing up Mormon, I was taught that having babies is part of God’s plan. Today, I believe that humans owe it to each other (and the world) not to.
Extinction Rebellion Shut Down London To Shock People Into Facing The Reality Of Climate Change. That Was Just The Beginning.
There’s a method to the madness of Extinction Rebellion, which occupied London for 10 days. Now the group is in the US and more than 50 other countries.
Big cities typically amplify summer heat. In a heat wave, those few extra degrees can be a killer.
Where asphalt and concrete replace marshes and grasslands, heavy rain is more likely to cause flash flooding.
"I think it's as bad as killing people. We're making our planet uninhabitable."
Barry’s rain threat is no surprise to climate researchers, who say that the warming of the planet has contributed to the costliest hurricanes in US history.
"Now we’re taking the fight out of DC and into communities across America,” the Sunrise Movement's cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
Extinction Rebellion has made a name for themselves with their disruptive protests in Europe. As they ramp up in the US, here's what Americans can look forward to seeing.
I was a 10-year-old in Kiev when the Chernobyl explosion destroyed my faith in my country and my family. Now I wonder if history is bound to repeat itself.