More than twice as many acres have burned this year than in the previous highest year on record.
The wall around Hurricane Idalia’s eye began collapsing right before the storm hit Florida, sparing the state more intense impacts.
Using satellite images, scientists at the British Antarctic Survey found that sea ice last year broke up long before penguin chicks would have developed their waterproof feathers, making it unlikely they could survive.
A study found that almost 94% of hurricane-related deaths were among people who lived in counties that ranked medium to high on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s social vulnerability index.
Summer has been no sweat for California’s increasingly green energy grid, but the hottest days may still lie ahead
As the state braced for triple-digit temperatures, its energy grid has had a surplus of power with the help of renewable energy, battery storage capacity, and relatively lower demand.
The young activists argued Montana was violating their constitutional right to a clean and healthy environment by permitting fossil fuels without considering the climate.
There remains no end in sight to the suffocating summer heat across the South, and next week parts of the Pacific Northwest could see triple-digit temperatures.
While neither Maui nor HI-EMA activated warning sirens on Maui during the wildfire incident, the agency said, three other alert systems were implemented.
The European climate agency Copernicus reported that July was one-third of a degree Celsius (six-tenths of a degree Fahrenheit) hotter than the old record.
Researchers are concerned the heat wave is pushing some of the plants best adapted to the region’s hot, dry summers past their limits.
Heat and humidity are combining in many states to create conditions that start to brush up against the limits of human survivability.
Farmworkers who rely on daily jobs to pay for food and rent have been without work three days because of Tropical Storm Hilary.
The outcome represents a significant blow to Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, who advocated for oil drilling, asserting that its revenues are crucial to the country’s economy.
Earth just had its hottest July ‘by a long shot,’ NASA and NOAA say
The new milestone is just the latest in a series of worrying climate extremes in recent months, including record warmth across the world’s oceans.