California recycles at twice the rate of the rest of the US, but hundreds of the state's recycling centers have closed as low oil prices change the economics of the business.
More than six nuclear reactors have recently shut down, and more closings are likely coming.
Indian news outlets report that temperatures topped 50 degrees Celsius (124 Fahrenheit) in the northwest of the country and forecasters warn that heat waves are growing longer and more intense.
The presumptive GOP presidental candidate has called climate change "bullshit" and a plot hatched by the Chinese to cripple the US economy — and this week said he'd renegotiate the Paris climate deal.
Documents obtained by the Center for International Energy Law reveal that as early as the 1960s oil companies were developing technologies to reduce and capture carbon dioxide, which may have helped to avoid decades of planet-warming emissions.
The White House denied this week a petition calling on the federal government to halt coal, oil, and natural gas drilling leases on public lands, pointing to the continued need for fossil fuels in the near term.
New research shows the number of tremors is linked to the state's oil and gas boom — and the authors criticize Texas regulators for being "slow to acknowledge" the role of industry.
April was the seventh straight month that a global temperature record was broken — and there hasn't been a cooler-than-average year since 1975.
Shell Oil Spill Prompts Renewed Calls for a Moratorium on Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico
An offshore rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell leaked over 88,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico — a region which produces 17 percent of the nation's crude and supports a quarter of a million jobs.
The World Health Organization says air pollution is up 8 percent around the world and, while rich countries are becoming cleaner for the most part, 98 percent of cities in poor nations failed to reach minimum thresholds for healthy air.