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Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 07:12 PM EST

Food Trucks and Amazon Deliveries in National Parks? Not So Fast, Some Visitors Say

Food Trucks and Amazon Deliveries in National Parks? Not So Fast, Some Visitors Say

A proposal before the Trump administration that food trucks, Wi-Fi and Amazon deliveries be allowed in campgrounds at national parks got a thumbs-down this week from some visitors at Yosemite National Park, NBC...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 08:00 PM EST

Scientists Blame Climate Change for Deadly Sea Mammal Virus

Scientists Blame Climate Change for Deadly Sea Mammal Virus

When a deadly virus that killed tens of thousands of European harbor seals in the northern Atlantic Ocean in 2002 began threatening sea lions, seals and otters in the northern Pacific Ocean, scientists were...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 03:41 PM EST

Exxon Denies That It Misled Investors on Climate Risks

Exxon Denies That It Misled Investors on Climate Risks

Climate change may be the defining risk for oil and gas companies in coming decades, and attorneys for New York state are saying Exxon Mobil misled investors about how it was handling that risk. The state made...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 08:00 AM EST

Iconic Pacific Bird Sanctuary Ravaged by Plastic and Death

Iconic Pacific Bird Sanctuary Ravaged by Plastic and Death

Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 04:15 PM EST

Google Employees Call for Corporate Climate Change Action

Google Employees Call for Corporate Climate Change Action

Google employees are demanding the company issue a climate plan that commits it to zero emissions by 2030.

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 04:45 PM EST

Trump Administration Eases Obama-Era Rules on Coal Pollution

Trump Administration Eases Obama-Era Rules on Coal Pollution

The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country's coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 06:04 PM EST

US Tells UN It Is Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal

US Tells UN It Is Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal

The United States has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That...

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 04:26 AM EST

Climate Activists Nab Macron Portraits, Divide French Judges

Climate Activists Nab Macron Portraits, Divide French Judges

Is stealing a presidential portrait a prison-worthy crime? Or a laudable act of civil disobedience? Courts around France are grappling with this question in response to an unusual new environmental movement...

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 02:26 PM EDT

UK Halts Fracking Ahead of Election; Some Want Permanent Ban

UK Halts Fracking Ahead of Election; Some Want Permanent Ban

The British government announced Saturday that it will no longer allow fracking because of new scientific analysis that casts doubts on the safety of the controversial practice, but some critics called the...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 11:24 AM EDT

Thunberg on 'Ellen': Meeting Trump Would Be 'Waste of Time'

Thunberg on 'Ellen': Meeting Trump Would Be 'Waste of Time'

Youth climate change activist Greta Thunberg said it would be "a waste of time" to meet with President Donald Trump to try to change his opinion on global warming because she doesn't think there is anything she...

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