The original moon shoot inspired billions. Calling climate action a moon shot isn’t a perfect parallel — but maybe we should try it anyway.
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The decision not to prohibit the pesticide, which has been linked to developmental disabilities, comes after years of legal wrangling.
The average number of heat waves in 50 major American cities has tripled since the 1960s.
The proposal would significantly weaken or reduce the number and rigor of its safety inspections at the nation's 59 nuclear plants.
Wildfires and hurricanes are pushing chemicals into the environment, with health effects that scientists are just beginning to understand.
The wind projects are meant to be an important component of the state’s plan to get 70 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
The measure also calls for intelligence agencies to conduct new reviews of influence operations by foreign adversaries, including Russia.
Also this week, visiting some very big bears in a very hot Alaska.
The disaster relief agency issued new guidelines to help city leaders cope with rising global temperatures.
Trade wars, climate change and slowing economic growth can mean severe trouble. So what’s a long-term investor to do?
“Sun & Sea (Marina),” which won the top prize at this year’s Venice Biennale, portrays a deceptively relaxing day at the beach.
As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?
The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby.
You too can reduce your carbon footprint, one light bulb at a time.
The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate change increased rainfall by up to 9 percent.
The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record.
Also this week, why you should talk about global warming
Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster.
Cities will need to spend heavily to adapt their water systems to cope with rainstorms like the one that struck Monday, experts warn.
Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes.
The governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules.
President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups.
Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here.
Consultants thought the speech would help President Trump’s re-election efforts. But experts said many of the president’s claims weren’t based in fact.
The two giant states have set some of the world's most ambitious climate targets, aiming to slash emissions close to zero in just decades.
Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story.