The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland established a task force this week to prioritize action on climate change. Her order also revoked several Trump-era orders that she said did not align with the department’s mission.
Calling all stargazers: The first major meteor shower of the year — the Lyrids — will occur in mid-April and is expected to light up the evening sky with a dazzling display.
From the changing forests in Oregon to the evolving glaciers in Greenland, a new feature on Google Earth illustrates nearly four decades of climate change from endless vantage points.
The Google Earth app is adding a new video feature that draws upon nearly four decades of satellite imagery to vividly illustrate how climate change has affected the world.
Xcel Energy has proposed to build Minnesota’s largest solar energy project near the Sherco power plant in Becker, Minnesota, the company announced Tuesday.
After 2020’s record-breaking hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, it would be nice to catch a weather break in 2021 — but hurricane activity is showing no signs of slowing down.
The changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic caused emissions to drop by about 7% in 2020 compared to 2019, but the drop was too small and too short in duration to show up as a significant deviation to the upward trend of CO2.
For generations, families have been flocking to the Fredrick-Miller spring in Eden Prairie to get their drinking water. Now, the city is considering a proposed housing development in that area.
Wildlife advocates say they’re worried about a chain reaction coming for marine life, and they said they fear their hard work to restore the bay’s quality and what lives there will be shattered.
Since February and March, three volcanoes in three separate countries have released lava, including the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, Mount Etna in Italy and Pacaya in Guatemala.
NASA has found direct evidence that shows how humans are impacting and causing a change in Earth’s climate.
As warm and dry weather continues to spread throughout the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued a burn restriction Wednesday for several counties across the state, including Hennepin County.
The City of St. Paul is joining an initiative with cities along the Mississippi River to monitor the amount of plastic pollution in the river with a phone app.
The number of American bald eagles has quadrupled since 2009, with more than 300,000 birds soaring over the lower 48 states, government scientists said.
New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, located in West Virginia, received its dual status in January 2021 which gives the nearly 73,000-acre area federal protection as well as defends the wildlife and ecosystem from being destroyed by manmade means.
A federal regulator has suspended the PolyMet Mining Corp.'s permit to dredge more than 900 acres of wetland for Minnesota's first copper mine.
The Fagradals Mountain volcano had been dormant for 6,000 years, and this is the first volcanic eruption in this area of the country in nearly 800 years.
The largest asteroid to pass by our planet in 2021 will be at its closest on Sunday, providing astronomers a rare chance to see the giant rock that formed at the dawn of our solar system.
Saturday will officially mark the first day of spring, and according to NOAA’s new U.S. Spring Outlook, the season may end up feeling more like summer.