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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.
Young villagers play in the Pacific Ocean in the village of Waisisi on December 3, 2019 in Tanna, Vanuatu.

The Pacific Islands are drowning under rising sea levels. These stunning photos show their precarious way of life.

Pacific Island governments are considering suing global polluters in a bid to save the region amid the devastating climate emergency.
Young villagers play in the Pacific Ocean in the village of Waisisi on December 3, 2019 in Tanna, Vanuatu.

The Pacific Islands are drowning under rising sea levels. These stunning photos show their precarious way of life.

Pacific Island governments are considering suing global polluters in a bid to save the region amid the devastating climate emergency.
Workers install a panel washing robot on the 28-Gigawatt solar farm at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 16, 2016. In 2007, former President George W. Bush signed a law requiring the Pentagon get a quarter of its electricity from renewables by 2025.

US green energy investment climbed to record highs in 2019 — despite the Trump administration’s stance on climate change

The spending was bolstered by wind and solar firms rushing to earn federal tax credits before the government scales them back, Bloomberg reported.
Bleached coral in Tahiti, French Polynesia, as seen in late May 2019.

We’ve put the heat equivalent of 3.6 billion Hiroshima bomb explosions into the oceans. The water was hotter last year than ever in recorded his...

Warmer oceans kill coral, fish, and seabirds, while supercharging hurricanes and melting polar glaciers.
Left: Greta Thunberg sits outside the Swedish parliament building in order to raises awareness for climate change on August 28, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. Right: eople protest during a Climate Strike march in San Francisco, California, September 20, 2019.

Greta Thunberg turns 17 today. Here’s how she started a global climate movement in just 18 months.

Greta Thunberg has met with world leaders, led climate strikes, sailed the Atlantic, and been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. She just turned 17.