Virginia regulators have passed a rule requiring a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions from power plants in the next decade.
In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.”
Frigid north winds blow down from the Arctic Ocean, freeze saltwater and push sea ice south. The ice normally prevents waves from forming and locks onto beaches, walling off villages. But not this year.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the state’s citizens and coastal areas are threatened by climate change, and that “common sense pragmatism” is needed in D.C. and around the world to tackle the problem.
Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new Associated Press data analysis shows.
The auditorium at Goshen Post Elementary School in Aldie, Virginia, was packed Sunday afternoon for Rep. Jennifer Wexton’s, D-Va. 10, first town hall where she discussed her progress since taking office before giving residents a chance to ask her about the issues most important to them.
From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. See photos.
The office of New York state Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli says it has reached agreements with Dollar General and Under Armour under which the companies will release plans for what they’re doing to address climate change.
Ten Maryland climate scientists have sent an urgent appeal to House Speaker Michael E. Busch, arguing that the looming climate crisis demands immediate action and that the best way to confront global warming in the state is to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
The Environmental Integrity Project said it had analyzed years of federal data and found declines in inspections, polluters charged with crimes, civil penalties, pollution reductions and EPA enforcement staffing.
Young Kentuckian activists swarmed the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday to urge him to take action on climate change and support a Green New Deal.
The interactive web application from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science allows users to click on a city, and they’ll get data telling them what conditions are likely to be in 2080.
One after another, landmark U.S. protections for climate, air and land are in the crosshairs of the Trump administration as his agency leaders move past early fumbles and scandals to start delivering on a succession of promised environmental rollbacks.
Tangier Island, Virginia, is slowly sinking. So much so that its 460 residents may need to relocate in as little as 25 years. Why? It depends who you ask. In this 5-part podcast series, WTOP reporter Michelle Basch visited the Chesapeake Bay island to learn more about its people and what’s really happening.
Reports from the National Centers for Environmental Information have found that climate change plays a major role in causing natural disasters to be more intense, destructive and costly to the country.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.