Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. California’s attempt to curb emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, is facing vocal opposition from..
A man waits at a gas station with a boat while helping to evacuate a flooded neighborhood in Gonzales, Louisiana on August 16, 2016. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images There is a lot of water in southern..
[embedded content] Isn’t it great when people get together to reasonably discuss ideas? Sadly, this recent Australian Broadcasting Corporation1 clip isn’t that. It features highlights of a climate change conversation between physicist Brian Cox and..
Anti-Zika graffiti signage on a wall in front of a housing project in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on August 7, 2016. The signs were part of an island-wide effort organized by grassroots groups and local..
This photo, taken on June 9, 2016, shows dead mangroves lining the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Large sections of prominent mangrove habitat in north Australia have died due to the marine heatwave. Xinhua/Norm Duke of..
Dolphins think they’re so cool, jumping and spinning all over the ocean. That’s because, well … OK, they are pretty cool. But the aptly named river dolphin of the Amazon is a little more laid..
Kevin Schafer/Minden Pictures/Getty Images Christina Boser sits at the edge of a eucalyptus grove cradling an impossible creature. It’s smaller and slimmer than your average housecat, with tiny paws and a pointed snout. Its coat..
The Zika virus has arrived in the US, and despite months of warning, the country isn’t at all ready. As a stopgap measure (one with more than a whiff of desperation about it), the CDC..
An array of hillside solar panel feed electricity to a nearby home on October 14, 2014, near Duncans Mill, California. George Rose/Getty Images California is the incubator for US environmental regulation. Its clean air, water,..
A California condor landing along the Big Sur coastlineDoug Steakley/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image In the early ’80s, the California condor almost scavenged its way to extinction. The grisly-looking birds survive off the remains of animals,..