Energy & Environment

Why it matters: Ominous forecasts about the impact of climate change serve as the backdrop for the world — led by U.S. lawmakers and companies — to debate big action on the problem, which could upend energy systems and our way of life.

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    Wild weather includes "critical" fire risk, incoming Colorado snowstorm

    Studies show climate change is increasingly driving extreme weather risks

    Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022.
    Computer model depiction of high temperatures on May 19, 2022. (

    EVs are shoving aside real volumes of oil

    UN boss unveils new clean energy proposals

    Photo of UN Secretary-General António Guterres
    UN Secretary-General António Guterres on May 18. Photo courtesy of the United Nations

    Climate change benchmarks all set records last year, report finds

    The global impact of local carbon cuts

    Clean energy in New York
    Image courtesy of the Climate Impact Lab

    New Mexico Calf Canyon Fire becomes largest in state history

    The Calf Canyon Wildfire seen from space on May 11, 2022.
    The Calf Canyon Fire seen by a Maxar Technologies satellite on May 11. Photo: ©2022 Maxar Technologies

    Where homes will face the most wildfire risk in next 30 years

    17 GOP attorneys general sue EPA over California vehicle emission standards

    Photo of Michael Regan speaking
    EPA Administrator Michael Regan speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on May 5. Photo: Win McNamee via Getty Images
    Andrew Freedman
    May 13, 2022 - World

    Exclusive: 21 federal agencies monitoring Ukraine war's environmental toll

    Satellite image of damage to Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 9, 2022.
    Satellite imagery of buildings on fire in western Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 9, 2022. Satellite image: ©2022 Maxar Technologies