Much of this detritus finds itself on the world's oceans and clogs the beaches of some of the planet's most isolated--and beautiful--islands.
Whatever time and attention we gave to effects of, and debate around climate change, seem as though they can perhaps recede until next year as we concern ourselves with the winter ahead.
The president who introduced the world to "fake news" has branched out in a whole new level of inanity and dishonesty by delivering fake weather from the Oval Office.
With Hurricane Dorian bearing down, Donald Trump was at Camp David working on his golf swing.
Schumer Calls Trump’s Methane Rule Roll-back ‘Dagger in the Heart of Efforts to Preserve the Planet’
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) slammed the Trump administration's intention, announced Thursday, to weaken Obama-era rules governing the emission of climate-changing methane into the atmosphere.
The emergency threatening part of the world’s largest rainforest is proof that offsets are too risky to count on to cancel out corporate pollution, and that the Amazon needs help without strings attached.
"Four years ago I came here to Iowa and I was asked what is the major national security issue we face."
The legislation could affect everything from what paper gets used in state offices to what gets served in California cafeterias.
Homelessness and the lack of affordable housing are already at crisis levels in the United States, but extreme weather events, fueled by climate change, threaten to compound these problems.
Several leading House Democrats have introduced a new plan to deal with climate change and serve as an alternative to the so-called Green New Deal.