As a large U.N. climate conference gets underway on Oct. 31, you'll be hearing a lot of technical terms tossed around: mitigation, carbon neutral, sustainable development. The language can feel overwhelming.
Climate change is magnifying threats such as flooding, wildfires, tropical storms and drought. In 2020 the U.S. experienced a record-breaking 22 weather and climate disasters that each caused at least $1 billion in damage. So far in 2021, the count stands at 18.
The Biden administration is moving to protect workers and residents from extreme heat after a dangerously hot summer that spurred an onslaught of drought-worsened wildfires and caused hundreds of deaths from the Pacific Northwest to hurricane-ravaged Louisiana.
President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans in Colorado on Tuesday by warning about climate change's dangers while calling attention to how his clean-energy proposals would also create good-paying jobs.
Methane, the main component of natural gas, is a bigger contributor to climate change than the world generally acknowledges, and cutting emissions of it will be crucial to slowing global warming, a new United Nations report warns.
President Joe Biden is convening a coalition of the willing, the unwilling, the desperate-for-help and the avid-for-money for a global summit Thursday meant to rally the world's worst polluters to move faster against climate change.
A bipartisan task force that brought together environmentalists, the energy industry and others released its recommendations on Wednesday for how Wisconsin might bolster its economy while combatting climate change.
Nestled in the hills southeast of Baraboo, Hemlock Draw is like a time capsule from Mother Nature. Descending roughly 300 feet into a gorge carved by water over millions of years, past quartzite outcrops that once stood as islands in a prehistoric sea, the oak and maple forests of southern Wisconsin give way to yellow birch, white pine and hemlock.