Environment

Oil companies purchased new rights to drill on top of a 1970s dumping ground, where thousands of barrels of chemical waste litter the ocean floor.
President Joe Biden told world leaders at the U.N. climate conference that the United States is “working overtime” to spearhead the fight against global climate change.
Leaders of the world’s biggest economies have agreed to stop funding coal-fired power plants in poor countries.
Sustainable fake trees are in demand and hard to find, but experts reveal what to look for.
Before and after photos of the course reveal dramatic change.
Experts explain how bad single-use paper and plastic coffee cups are, and how to order your drinks more responsibly.
These skin care and beauty products do a whole lot more than slap on a "clean" label.
From beans to Beyond Meat, have you ever wondered which alternative to meat is best for the planet? (Hint: They're all better than meat.)
As climate change increasingly becomes a literal kitchen table issue, a new survey suggests that programs to electrify homes would be popular.
Can shampoo in a bar really get your hair clean and shiny? Industry professionals explain how the bars can help your hair and, more importantly, the planet.
Many climate advocates maintain that carbon pricing is still the best way to dial down emissions — even if Exxon got caught saying its support is a ruse.
A doughnut shop. A Jack In The Box. A Hooters. Workers all over say their workplaces are too hot as the U.S. bakes.
More than 60 deaths were confirmed in Oregon alone, where temperatures have soared well over 100 degrees in recent days.
The president met with Western state governors as concerns grow over the risk of a historic fire season.
The National Weather Service said the mercury reached 109F on Tuesday in Spokane — the highest temperature ever recorded there.
Temperature records are shattering across a region that rarely deals with intense heat.
A federal bill that includes "extended producer responsibility" for waste is dividing environmentalists and renewing questions about corporate support.
Trappers receive $30 for every captured gator, plus the proceeds from any leather and meat sold.
Some Filipino Americans look to St. Malo as proof of their belonging in the U.S. What happens when it disappears?