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A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says increased flooding due to rising sea levels may have a significant effect on coastal Massachusetts homes within the next 30...
By the end of the century, a new study finds that sea level rise could cause half the homes in Hull to face flooding every other week. That goes for...
Science is under attack from quack experts and self-appointed activists, warns a top doctor who has been caught in the crossfires. He makes the case.
Wildfires continue to burn across parts of the state as firefighters rush to contain flames ignited amid dangerous drought conditions.
The rapid melting will cause sea levels to rise 6 inches over the next 80 years, according to a new study in the journal Nature.
A raccoon became a social media sensation after it scaled a tall building in broad daylight yesterday in St. Paul, Minnesota.
As southeastern Texas braces for this year's hurricane season, officials are searching for ways to avoid future damage.
NPR's own Linda Wertheimer and Susan Stamberg co-star in a Kazakh folktale about lifelong friends whose bond is tested by the unexpected discovery of big treasure.
An annual report on the environment gives Gov. Charlie Baker an overall grade of C for his administration's work on the environment for the last year.
With warmer weather comes more reliance on air conditioning. But there are ways to keep cool without wasting energy.
Plastic or the planet? We need to make a choice, or drown in plastic says National Geographic. We’ll dig in.
Rising sea levels aren't the problem in Edmonton. But a recent report found the city is expected to warm twice as fast as coastal cities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more people in the U.S. are getting sick from bugs — like mosquitoes, fleas and ticks.
Mayor Marty Walsh announced the project at the start of an international mayors summit on climate change Thursday in Boston.
High-tide flooding is happening across the United States at twice the rate it was just 30 years ago, the report finds.
Hannah Simone ("New Girl") stars alongside her real-life father Naren Simone in a South Asian tale about the power of self-reliance.
Global wine production across the world is as low as it's been in six decades. But in the United States, wine output is as healthy as ever.
Fast-moving flows of red-hot rock and gas overcame villages, killing residents in their homes and blanketing areas with ash.
Perry said the many plant closures create a problem for the U.S. power grid. But energy analysts say stopping the closures is not needed, and it could increase costs to...
Photos show soaking-wet black plastic bags, which had been removed from a pilot whale's stomach, stretched around an operating room.