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Connecticut's energy secretary says the state will take a "serious look" at exiting ISO New England, which oversees the regional power grid.
The EPA has a larger backlog of unfunded Superfund sites than anytime in at least 15 years, according to the Associated Press.
WBUR's Bruce Gellerman squeezed into the joint House-Senate hearing and joined Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to report.
Researchers hope a house near San Antonio, Texas, will change the face of conversation.
Dozens of Americans have gone over to help fight wildfires in Australia.
An environmental group sued to force the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25% from 1990 levels by the end of 2020.
Geothermal technology does away with furnaces, air conditioners and hot water heaters, and is the most efficient way to heat and cool a building. While it's widespread in some countries,...
In Britney Gengel's last text to her mother, she said she wanted to open an orphanage in Haiti. Now, her family has created an orphanage in her honor.
Boston Logan Airport reported a temperature of 70 degrees on Saturday -- record-level warm weather for the date in January. The old record was set in 1975, with 62 degrees....
The National Weather Service reports three storm-related deaths in Alabama, bringing the number of people killed following severe storms to at least seven.
As Warren's poll numbers slip, she turns to her climate policies to regain ground.
A magnitude 6.0 quake has shaken Puerto Rico, causing further damage along the island's southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools.
Ted Birdseye, a cattle rancher in southern Oregon, has lost eight cows and two dogs to a pack of wolves over the last few years.
Vermont was one of the 12 original states to begin negotiations on a regional cap-and-trade program that would seek to reduce carbon pollution from cars and trucks and use revenue...
The Natural Resources Council of Maine said the decision "ignores the enormous harm that the proposed transmission line would have on the recreational experience, scenic character, and natural resources in...
Just like in the U.S., the transition away from coal is a polarizing topic in Australia with no easy solutions.
A continent in flames. Bushfires so hot, they’re creating their own thunderstorms. We take a close look at Australia’s catastrophic fires, and the lessons for the world.
We check back in on the utility responsible for igniting historic California wildfires in 2017 and 2018, and how victims of the fires are holding up.
A group of 20 seasoned California firefighters left on Monday night to help fight the fires in Australia.
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy is a new president of the Natural Resources Defense Council.