(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge last week ordered Ruby Montoya, a 32-year-old climate activist, to serve six years in prison for her role in damaging the Dakota Access Pipeline -- a sentence that federal prosecutors said they hope will deter others who plan... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey public school students will be the first in the country required to learn about climate change while in the classroom starting this school year. "Climate change is becoming a real reality," New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy, who spearheaded the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The likelihood of an extreme epidemic, or one similar to COVID-19, will increase threefold in the coming decades, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers used data from epidemics from the past 400... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gina McCarthy -- President Joe Biden's top climate adviser -- will step down from her post on Sept. 16, the White House announced on Friday. The National Climate Advisor role will then be filled by McCarthy's deputy, Ali Zaidi, just weeks after the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As kids return to school across the country, fall-like temperatures haven't returned to classrooms. Instead, students from more than 100 Philadelphia schools were sent home early on the second and third day of school because of the district's extreme heat protocol and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite efforts by major Western nations to combat climate change, the frequency of heatwaves is expected to increase, according to a study released Thursday. By 2100, over a billion people living in tropical and subtropical regions will annually experience temperatures that exceed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the climate crisis has worsened, experts have put forth numerous solutions to curb greenhouse gas emissions and stop rising temperatures. Could shaming be one of them? Recently, celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Taylor Swift and Drake have been getting flack on social media... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed the Democrats' massive climate, health and tax bill into law, marking a major accomplishment for his domestic agenda less than three months before midterm elections. Speaking from the White House State Dining Room, Biden touted the Inflation... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden plans to sign the Democrats' massive climate, health and tax bill into law on Tuesday at the White House, marking a major accomplishment for his domestic agenda less than three months before midterm elections. Biden will deliver remarks and sign... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers found that climate change is expected to aggravate 58% of the world’s infectious diseases. “The societal disruption caused by pathogenic diseases, as clearly revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the authors wrote... Read More.