Climate

Watch: Avalanches of Snowmen Are Headed North to Escape Climate Change

Watch: Avalanches of Snowmen Are Headed North to Escape Climate Change

— A humorous new video raises awareness of the threat a warming climate poses to species, including snowmen.
Hundreds of Tufted Puffin Deaths Suggest Dangers of Warming Seas

Hundreds of Tufted Puffin Deaths Suggest Dangers of Warming Seas

— The recent die-off is the latest in a string of mysterious seabird mortalities in the Pacific Ocean.
U.S. Offshore Drilling Banned Along Arctic and Atlantic Coasts for Next Five Years

U.S. Offshore Drilling Banned Along Arctic and Atlantic Coasts for Next Five Years

— A new federal leasing plan released today outlines where energy companies can look for oil while protecting vital bird habitat.
Future Ice Melt Enough to List Species as Threatened Now

Future Ice Melt Enough to List Species as Threatened Now

— A federal court has ruled that two bearded seal populations are threatened—not because they're in decline, but because their habitat is disappearing.
Historic Climate Case Led By Kids Is Headed to Trial

Historic Climate Case Led By Kids Is Headed to Trial

— Twenty-one children want to hold the federal government accountable for climate change, potentially changing how we handle environmental law.
The Nation's First State-wide Carbon Tax Was Defeated at the Polls This Week

The Nation's First State-wide Carbon Tax Was Defeated at the Polls This Week

— To avoid the worst consequences of climate change, states need to push for carbon taxes like Washington's I-732—and they need them to pass.
Four Years After Hurricane Sandy, One Neighborhood Gives Itself Back to Nature

Four Years After Hurricane Sandy, One Neighborhood Gives Itself Back to Nature

— A photographer captures a Staten Island coast in transition, as a mostly abandoned community returns to marshland.
The Paris Agreement, the World's Biggest Climate Treaty, Is Now Legally Binding

The Paris Agreement, the World's Biggest Climate Treaty, Is Now Legally Binding

— The international treaty officially goes into effect today, providing an enforceable framework for fighting climate change globally.
A Vote for Washington State's I-732 Carbon Tax Proposal Is a Vote for a Safer Planet

A Vote for Washington State's I-732 Carbon Tax Proposal Is a Vote for a Safer Planet

— To help save birds and future generations, Audubon’s leaders are throwing their support behind what could be the nation’s first carbon tax.
Leonardo DiCaprio Seeks the Truth About Climate Change in New Documentary

Leonardo DiCaprio Seeks the Truth About Climate Change in New Documentary

— The actor sheds his tux to capture evidence of the most devastating environmental crisis in human history.