Climate

Five Tule Geese, which are mostly brown with white bellies and wing edges and orange feet, fly in to land on a pond amid tall marsh grasses. The birds appear blurry in the image because they are in motion.

New Study Is First to Explore How Wildfire Smoke Derails Bird Migration

— Last September, migrating geese wearing GPS tags encountered one of the worst wildfire seasons in U.S. history. Their movements give scientists their first clues about how growing wildfires alter bird behavior.

From Heavier Rainfall to Stronger Storms, Can Birds Ride Out the Storm?

— North American birds face growing threats throughout their life cycle from increasingly severe weather driven by climate change.

The Energy Innovation Agenda is at a Crossroads

— Bipartisan legislation moving through Congress will provide important investments in clean energy for people and wildlife.

Conservation and Energy Groups Unite as Federal Government Re-envisions Power Policy

— A diverse coalition draws attention to siting issues and advanced transmission technologies in a filing before the federal regulatory commission.

North Carolina Passes Major Bipartisan Climate Bill

— House Bill 951 requires deep cuts to carbon emissions on a timetable that will help reduce the worst impacts of climate change for birds and people.

Orange County Oil Spill of Extreme Concern to Migrating Seabirds

— “It is time to stop putting our coastal birds and communities at risk from the oil industry.”

Balancing birds, water and farms in California's agricultural heartland

— Climate change is endangering vital wetlands in "America's Salad Bowl"

San Francisco Leads Legal Effort Pressing Big Oil to Pay for Climate Impacts

— To force fossil fuel companies to cover the costs of unnatural disasters, more than 20 municipalities are suing them over decades of deception.

California Faces Its New Climate Normal

— Wildlife refuges, agriculture and cities face water shortages

A Federal Clean Energy Standard Would Build On Decades of State Experience

— Already 30 states have set clean-energy goals. Their successes in meeting them, and proving critics wrong, are the seeds for a national standard.