A U.N. climate conference dominated by Donald Trump's threats to withdraw from a hard-won pact concludes in Marrakesh Friday amid fears that the goal of curtailing worst-case-scenario global warming may not be achieved without U.S. backing.
Starting campfires, lighting fireworks and smoking cigarettes are among the outdoor activities being banned across the southern U.S. as fires burn in forests stressed by drought.
This Nov. 10 photo released by Mexico's office for environmental protection shows a sea lion after it was untangled from fishing lines that severely injured its neck.
Argentina will cull 100,000 beavers which are devastating southern woodlands by gnawing down huge trees, officials said Monday.
The brightest moon in almost 69 years is lighting up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe.
Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key global warming gas have flattened out in the past three years.
In this chronically struggling city along the Hudson River, residents beset by poverty, high crime and boarded-up homes now have an entirely new worry -- that their tap water may have exposed them to a chemical linked to cancer.
Thousands of Moroccans and foreigners marched on Marrakesh Sunday to demand "climate justice" from global envoys gathered for U.N. talks on staving off worst-case-scenario global warming.
As he surveys his acres of charred farmland outside New Delhi, Ishwar Singh has little sympathy for people choking in India's capital or any reason to stop the fires that are fueling pollution.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he will continue his efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on global warming until the day President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan. 20.