Environment

Environment
Honolulu passed a bill banning most plastic utensils, food containers and straws on the island of Oahu, where almost 70% of the state's residents live.
Politics
Brookline, Massachusetts, passed a measure prohibiting new oil and gas pipes, the first on the East Coast.
Environment
Shrinking sea ice caused by a warming climate is forcing bears to stay inland in search of food, conservationists say.
Environment
The Rhino Orphanage in South Africa is "heartbroken" over the death of Jazz, who had become close pals with a Belgian Malinois named Hunter.
U.S. News
The fixtures “end up using more water,” Trump said. "People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once."
Environment
The 16-year-old climate activist arrived in Madrid by train after sailing by catamaran across the Atlantic — all part of an effort to use carbon-free transportation.
U.S. News
The average Christmas tree price is expected to top $80 this year, and the 2008 recession is partially to blame.
Weird News
The Tennessee Aquarium hopes the Christmas tree will spark love and appreciation for the unusual freshwater fish.
Impact
It's called "ecocide" and even the pope is talking about it.
Entertainment
The "Game of Thrones" star and environmental activist later apologized for calling Pratt out over an image on Instagram.
Politics
A new report held a few silver linings, however, as the growth was slower than in recent years and the use of coal declined.
Environment
Marine researchers in Scotland called the discovery both "stunning" and "shameful."
Politics
The former auto industry lobbyist will replace Rick Perry as head of the Department of Energy.
Parenting
The Olympic champion opened up about parenting, water conservation and more.
Politics
House and Senate Democrats assured world leaders discussing the Paris climate agreement at a United Nations conference in Madrid that the U.S. "will be back."
Politics
Kerry launched a new climate coalition called World War Zero on Sunday, and said so far, "no country is getting the job done."
World News
Poor nations have been disproportionately impacted by climate change, a grim new report by the anti-poverty charity found.
Environment
The U.N. secretary-general said growing demands from citizens, particularly young people, have shown there is widespread desire for climate action.
Environment
Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the 60 founding members of the initiative, which aims to mobilize people to fight climate change.