Climate

The Ocean Is Warming More Quickly Than We Thought

The Ocean Is Warming More Quickly Than We Thought

— A new study confirms that the oceans are absorbing heat from climate change at a faster rate, endangering marine wildlife.
By Pitching In Around the Nest, Plover Dads Adapt to Warmer Temperatures

By Pitching In Around the Nest, Plover Dads Adapt to Warmer Temperatures

— A study found that plover dads can compensate for heat waves by helping to incubate eggs, a possible strategy for adjusting to climate change.
The Future of Ohio’s Renewable Energy Depends on John Kasich’s Veto

The Future of Ohio’s Renewable Energy Depends on John Kasich’s Veto

— Bird lovers and a bipartisan group of allies are hoping the governor will end the state’s freeze on clean energy standards.
Amidst California Drought, Coyotes Creep Closer to Mono Lake’s Gull Colonies

Amidst California Drought, Coyotes Creep Closer to Mono Lake’s Gull Colonies

— An electric fence might provide a quick fix, but what the lake really needs is water.
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.