An Illinois power company turned to a herd of goats to clear a steep, rocky plot of land so crews could reach electric lines.
President Donald J. Trump said that he has asked the EPA to look at water standards because there are times when people turn on faucets or "take a shower and water comes dripping out. It's dripping out very quietly. Dripping out. People are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once they end up using more water."
North American migratory birds have been getting smaller over the past four decades and the reason appears to be related to climate change, according to findings from a University of Michigan-led analysis of a large dataset.
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
A study found that hotter temperatures could put pregnant women at risk of giving birth earlier than expected, sometimes as early as two weeks.
The University of Illinois has joined more than 200 higher-education institutions worldwide in a letter declaring a climate emergency ahead of a major United Nations global warming conference in Madrid.
The whale was found with roughly 220 pounds of garbage and debris, including sections of net, plastic cups and bags.
The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.
Rogers Park is ground zero in the battle to protect the lakefront.
Alaskans have experienced both a record high temperature and a record amount of snowfall in the same day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land deep in the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at the site where trees were clear-cut, waterways were diverted, and the ground was littered with open containers of fertilizer and rodenticide.
Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche.
A child born today will experience a world more than four degrees warmer than the pre-industrial average, and it will affect every stage of their life in profound and troubling ways.
Insect and spider populations are falling dramatically across the globe, spurring concern throughout the scientific community, and a new study suggests that the decline may be happening more quickly and extensively than previously suspected.
A committee of advisers delivered a set of recommendations to the Trump administration last month that they claim will revitalize America’s national parks and make a dent in the $11.9 billion maintenance backlog faced by the National Park Service.
The Copernicus Climate Change Service confirmed that last month was the hottest October on record globally, according to data released by the European organization.
Deforestation's contribution to climate change is vastly overestimated, a new study concludes.
The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement . Starting Monday he finally can do something about it.
A boulder that mysteriously disappeared two weeks ago from a national forest in Arizona is back, and forest officials aren't asking any questions.