As subsidized rates of federal flood insurance rise, property owners along the coasts get angry. But we need insurance that reflects the risks of a changing planet
40 years after a Mideast oil embargo decimated the U.S., the country is awash in new supplies of energy, from oil to natural gas to solar. But that abundance could make fighting climate change harder
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases the first chapter of its new report on global warming. The findings are clear, but the politics remain murky
Nearly a hundred African elephants are killed every day to feed the illegal wildlife trade. Now conservation groups and African nations are coming together to combat trafficking
New regulations from the EPA will make it almost impossible to build a new coal plant. But cheap natural gas was doing that already
A wild year of weather in Colorado continues, with a lack of rain giving way to far too much. Is this what life in a warmer world will be like?
The Wildlife Conservation Society and Madagascar come together to help protect one of the most important forests in the world—and slow climate change at the same time.
How severe is the rainfall that has drenched Boulder over the past week? The city has already broken the record for annual precipitation—with more than three months left to go in the year
A simply bet made nearly 25 years ago demonstrated the power of human ingenuity to overcome material scarcity. But that won’t be enough to save us from global warming
Honeybee losses keep piling up and scientists don’t know why. In the meantime, though, hobbyist beekeepers can help keep the embattled insect going