The wildfire season has officials concerned due to its extremely active and early start.Jul 29, 2021 - Energy & Environment
The latest heat wave may not be as potent as the events seen in June, but it is still dangerous.Jul 29, 2021 - Energy & Environment
Millions of lives would be saved if emissions were slashed to zero by 2050, a revised model shows.Jul 29, 2021 - Energy & Environment
The heat is expansive and downright dangerous to public health.Jul 28, 2021 - Energy & Environment
The wildfires acted like a volcanic eruption that cooled the planet, a study finds.Jul 27, 2021 - Energy & Environment
Lake Powell and the Great Salt Lake are both at their lowest capacity on record.Jul 27, 2021 - Energy & Environment
The new White House strategy for improving conditions in Central America to slow migration includes helping to build resilience to climate change.
Why it matters: Climate change is increasingly understood as one of many drivers of human displacement, both within and across borders, due to flooding and other extreme weather, effects on food security and more.
Kiwis have an edge when it comes to surviving total societal collapse, according to a new study.
Why it matters: Civilization is "in a perilous state," according to the researchers behind the study, and New Zealand's mix of geographical isolation and ability to grow its own food and maintain electricity and manufacturing makes it particularly well-suited to see it through the end times.
Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler yesterday shared his thinking on looming climate risk disclosure rules and said he wants more coherence around climate-friendly investing.
Driving the news: Gensler, in comments yesterday, said he's tasked SEC staff with coming up with a draft regulation by the end of the year.
Even as population growth in the U.S. as a whole slows down, numbers are still rising in the Southwest and Mountain West.
Private equity giant TPG this morning said it raised $5.4 billion for the inaugural round of its TPG Rise Climate fund.
Why it matters: Per the New York Times, it's the "largest climate-focused fund in the world." And there's more coming.