The rescue plan was designed to make it more costly for companies to obtain permits to emit greenhouse gases.
New science suggests that the Montreal Protocol, seen as the most successful global environmental treaty, may be even more important in limiting global warming than once thought.
Tornado scientists clarify what is and isn't known about how tornadoes may be influenced by global warming.
The Bloomberg administration says the cups and boxes fill up landfills because they cannot be recycled; a foam manufacturer disagrees and has rallied restaurants to protest.
Arctic states have asserted exclusive drilling rights, but the region is not likely to surrender its resources easily.
More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, a departure from the policies they usually support.
A scientific panel’s report rules out some doomsday notions but says dire climatic surprises seem inevitable.
Poor nations need coal and similar fuels to lift people out of poverty.
The chances of abrupt jolts from climate change are mostly low in this century, but a pretty sure bet down the line. Can humans deal with that?
Fred Magdoff of the University of Vermont responds to an Op-Ed article, “Iowa in the Amazon.”