Seismologist say it's an extremely difficult task to predict when an earthquake will strike and how strong it will be, despite knowing where they are likely to occur.
Refusing to Talk About Climate Change Doesn't Mean It's Not Happening, Says Obama in Earth Day Speech
The President traveled to the Florida Everglades to highlight the nation's parks system and call for action on climate change.
After Contributing to the Destruction of the World's Forests, McDonald's Says It Will Stop Cutting Down Trees
The fast food giant pledged on Monday to clean up the supply chains for all of its products by 2030, including beef and chicken, packaging, and palm oil.
Norwegians produce about 62 pounds of e-waste per person — in the United Sates it's 48 pounds.
An agency within the US Department of Agriculture killed black bears, mountain lions, grey wolves, and even bald eagles in an effort to curb losses in the agricultural sector.
Despite its plan being rejected by the International Whaling Commission, Japan seems likely to go ahead with a plan to kill nearly four thousand whales over the next 12 years.
Warmer ocean temperatures are disrupting the food chain that they rely upon, forcing mothers to swim farther away from their pups in search of food.
A new study by researchers at Yale and Utah State University looks at the public's perception of climate change on the state and county level — and the results could change the way campaign groups focus their efforts.
The agricultural sector consumes 80 percent of the state's water, and farmers are planting more water-intensive crops, like almonds and pistachios.
Ahead of UN climate change talks in Paris at the end of the year, the Obama administration has submitted a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 28 percent by 2025 compared to 2005 levels.
The Most Widely Used Herbicide in the United States Could Cause Cancer in Humans, Says a World Health Organization Study
Regulatory agencies around the world have declared glyphosate, first developed by Monsanto in 1969, safe for use in agricultural production — a group of scientists convened by the World Health Organization say otherwise.
Coal mines in the Navajo Nation are poisoning the air and water — and the companies that run them want to expand their operations.
The storm left at least 24 people dead and several of Vanuatu's islands without freshwater supplies, highlighting the need for better risk preparedness around the world, as extreme weather events become more severe.
Coal accounted for about 44 percent of China’s imports from North Korea — a drop from 48 percent in 2013 and nearly 50 percent in 2012.
Department of Environmental Protection employees and contractors were also told not to use the terms "global warming," "sustainability," and "sea level rise."
Climate change deniers have borrowed a page from efforts to sow confusion about the link between nicotine and cancer, the hole in the Ozone Layer, and other efforts to protect human health and the environment.
As forests are cleared to make way for farmland, the rodents that transmit the deadly bacteria come in more frequent contact with humans.
Technologies that trap harmful particulate matter from power plants and factors might be helping improve China's air quality — but they are a disincentive for transitioning from coal-burning power plants to cleaner energy sources.
It wasn't the only reason Syrians rose up against Bashar al-Assad but new research finds that climate change was a contributing factor, causing a historic drought and forcing over a million people into Syria's already distressed urban centers.
San Jose, California passed a bag ban in 2012 and the amount of plastic found in its storm drains, creeks, and streets declined by 89, 60, and 59 percent, respectively.