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Smoke rises from the chimneys of a power plant in Shanghai, China.

Lockdowns cut daily carbon emissions in April to 17% below last year’s average — but that only gets us back to 2006 levels

Due to stay-at-home orders, air and vehicle travel have decreased — and so have the associated carbon emissions.
Hurricane Dorian is seen sitting over the Bahamas in September 2019.

Experts forecast a highly active Atlantic hurricane season, with up to 6 major storms. The season starts June 1.

The climate crisis is warming the world's oceans. Each decade, that fuels an 8% increase in the odds a tropical cyclone will become a major hurricane.
People are seen on Sheep Meadow in Central Park during the coronavirus pandemic on May 2, 2020 in New York City.

The WHO warned this summer’s expected heatwaves will be especially dangerous during lockdown

Heat can trigger exhaustion and heat stroke, and can aggravate existing conditions, the World Health Organization warned several European nations.
Cities could see 10 to 12 feet of sea level rise by 2100.

8 American cities that could disappear by 2100

Rising sea levels threaten to submerge entire cities, including New Orleans and Miami, by the turn of the century.
Waves crash over a house in Scituate, Massachusetts, during a storm on March 2, 2018.

We asked 12 climate scientists where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters. Here’s what they said.

Cities like Portland, Tulsa, and Minneapolis rank among the preferred locations for avoiding effects of climate change.
An Air Canada Boeing 787 Dreamliner in August 2018.

Delta says it will spend $1 billion to be carbon neutral, the latest airline announcing a radical shift to make flying less destructive

With demand for air travel rising and increased emissions a threat to our planet, airlines are taking measures to satisfy shareholders and environmentalists.
An Air Canada Boeing 787 Dreamliner in August 2018.

Delta says it will spend $1 billion to be carbon neutral, the latest airline announcing a radical shift to make flying less destructive

With demand for air travel rising and increased emissions a threat to our planet, airlines are taking measures to satisfy shareholders and environmentalists.
Researchers traveled to Antarctica to study starving penguins

Chinstrap penguins are starving to death in Antarctica as the temperature hits record highs.

Here are six photos that show how researchers are studying the crisis among penguins as the planet continues to warm.
Ice along the Antarctic Peninsula in 2017 (left) and 2020 (right).

Photos show ice melting in Antarctica as it records its highest temperature ever

Temperatures at Esperanza Base on the Antarctic Peninsula hit a balmy 65 degrees Fahrenheit last week.
New projections suggest the doubling of CO₂ in the earth's atmosphere could lead to an increase in global temperatures around 5°C.

A few climate models are now predicting an unprecedented and alarming spike in temperatures — perhaps as much as 5 degrees Celsius

Several important climate models are suggesting the Earth's temperature could climb even higher than scientists previously thought.