(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are racing to determine what will happen as a result of melting glaciers before the repercussions of climate change on communities become a reality. Researchers are especially worried about the increased risk of flood outbursts from glacial lakes, which can pose... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Financial disclosures released by former Secretary of State John Kerry indicate that until March of this year he held hundreds of thousands of dollars of investments in energy-related companies that may end up being affected by policies he'll help shape as President... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers and scientists must come together to make sure policies aimed at mitigating climate change do not increase global policy, according to a new study. While the impacts of climate change are widely considered to disproportionately affect people living below the poverty... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the second and final day of the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, President Joe Biden pitched climate change not as a threat, but as an economic opportunity to invest in the future, touting the "millions of good paying jobs" that would... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said last year the nation was facing four “historic crises all at the same time" -- the pandemic, the related economic crisis, the need for racial justice and the “undeniable realities and accelerating threats of climate change.” At the time,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy said the United States needs to be humble going into this week's Earth Day summit after four years away from global climate negotiations while President Donald Trump was in office. "There's no question that that we... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Women all over the world are playing integral roles in the fight against warming temperatures. For Earth Day 2021, ABC News is highlight three scientists and one activist who are leading the charge against climate change. Here are their stories: The Arctic explorer Allison Fong,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With oceans rising, forests burning and growing pollution, climate change can be a depressing topic. No wonder so many avoid talking about it with our friends, family and especially our children. However, talking about the crisis is one of the most important things... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The faces of climate change activism have been dominated by young people in recent years, from Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to thousands of young people organizing and protesting in the United States. As President Joe Biden prepares to host a climate change summit... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a U.S.-led climate change summit this week at the invitation of President Joe Biden. Biden has invited 40 world leaders to participate in the Leaders Summit on Climate, which will be held virtually on Thursday and Friday.... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Canada will host a "high-level summit" on Wednesday about climate change, according to U.S. officials, who described it as the first diplomatic initiative for the Biden administration as it seeks to put the... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The cost of climate change is becoming increasingly clear as researchers study the adverse effects of rising sea levels on society.As the climate warms, the glaciers and ice sheets around the world will... Read More.