The Trump administration's replacement for Obama's signature climate rule is meant to be a lifeline for the nation's coal-fired power plants, but it may be too late.
The bill outlines clear goals for decarbonization, stipulating a 40 percent reduction from 1990 levels by 2030 and 85 percent by 2050.
When it comes to climate change, the Department of Defense has historically focused on preparation rather than prevention.
Here's what some cities, states, and countries are doing about it.
Protesters gather as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a Green New Deal rally at Trump Tower in New York City on May 13th, 2019.
Though the vote is expected to be along party lines, the bill is more likely to gain the support of some Republicans than previous climate legislation.
Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg addresses politicians, media, and guests with the Houses of Parliament on April 23rd, 2019, in London, England.
The failure of the subway system provided political will for the policy, but it might be harder to rally support for congestion pricing in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Boston.
A recent study shows that, while intact forests are playing a large role in absorbing CO2, it's only a fraction of the amount human activity creates.
Already the largest oil and gas producer in the world, the United States is expected to ramp up oil production more than any other nation in the coming decades.
Buildings account for roughly 50 percent of a city's total carbon emissions, and 70 percent in major cities like London, Los Angeles, and Paris.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed multiple pieces of legislation that codify California's ongoing transition away from relying on fossil fuels for energy.
In a study released Thursday, a group of scientists announced the creation of what they say is a significantly cheaper method to scrub carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere.
A group of 10 families is taking the European Union to court in an attempt to get its member states to take more drastic action on climate change.
Incentives in the congressional spending bill and innovation in the private sector signal that this technology may soon become a reality.
Can sports teams muscle environmentalism into the mainstream?
But a new study finds that the ambitious goal of halving emissions from forest loss in the tropics by the end of the decade remains within reach.
What’s an intended nationally determined contribution?
By air or water, pollution from power plants is a problem no matter which exit it takes.