Don’t be surprised if you find your neighbors turning off their lights for a full hour Saturday night. They’re taking part in a global movement called Earth Hour.
As policymakers scramble to find alternatives to fossil fuels, should nuclear energy be part of the equation? That’s a question that Maryland lawmakers are beginning to contemplate. A nuclear accident would be a disaster — but compared to the looming climate disaster, it’s a risk that a variety of experts say might be worth taking.
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.
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.
More than a dozen children and several adults with a youth climate-change advocacy group meet with the senator to ask her to vote yes on the Green New Deal. The California Democrat argues that the policy is unworkable and says she doesn’t agree with it.
More than 40% of insect species could become extinct in the next few decades due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially “catastrophic” effect on the planet, a new report warns.
If the D.C. area is tired of sharing frigid air with the North Pole, good news: The region is trading in a cold snap for spring-like temperatures, at least for a few days. Find out how often in the last decade that the temperature has made it above 60 in February.
If D.C. were a state, it would rank first again on an annual list of the top 10 states for leadership in energy and environmental design, the most widely-used green building rating system.
Ocasio-Cortez and progressive activists are now poised to throw their organizing muscle behind a suite of policy proposals which would move the country toward 100 percent renewable energy.
The Mitchell power plant lies quiet and rusting on the shores of the Monongahela River. Despite political promises, there’s no sign of the coal-powered plant coming back.
People of all ages, worried about the well-being of the planet and the policies of President Donald Trump, held a climate march that filled Pennsylvania Avenue.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.