(NEW YORK) -- Over the last several years, cases of valley fever, a disease common to the arid West, have been steadily creeping up. Between 2014 and 2018, valley fever cases tripled in California alone, and the state reached a record high of 9,004 new... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Scientists are beginning to paint a clearer picture on just how many people will be affected by climate change if current warming trends continue. About 85% of the world's population already lives in areas experiencing the affects of human-induced climate change, according... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Google is cracking down on ads that deny climate change science after advertisers and digital creators complained about them running alongside their own content. The company also said it's no longer going to allow content with false claims about climate change to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Asked last week what the biggest sticking points were in the ongoing negotiations over the partisan budget reconciliation bill, California Rep. Ro Khanna, a member of the progressive caucus, texted ABC News one word: "climate." In television interviews since, several other progressive leaders... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Top White House climate negotiator John Kerry said in an interview with ABC News Live that every country needs to act to reduce emissions and address climate change faster than ever before, especially after warnings the upcoming climate summit in November could... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- This summer, the United States has seen the effects of climate change firsthand, as record-breaking wildfires, droughts and hurricanes have devastated parts of the country. During his United Nations General Assembly speech on Tuesday, President Joe Biden called on countries to bring... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A relentless drought and wildfire season in America's West and a tense standoff over federal leases for oil and gas drilling have been early tests for the Biden administration's climate policy and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to hold... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech as president to the United Nations General Assembly, telling diplomats that they were meeting at a moment "intermingled with great pain and extraordinary possibility." "We've lost so much to this devastating pandemic that continues to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children and young people around the world are experiencing increasing anxiety over the fate of the planet -- specifically climate change and how lawmakers are handling the looming crisis, according to new research. Scientists who surveyed 10,000 young people, ages 16 to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Monday was making his first visit to the West Coast as president, with plans to survey wildfire damage and push for action on combatting climate change. Biden planned to first stop in Boise, Idaho, to visit the National Interagency... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday continued his tour of damage caused by Hurricane Ida, traveling to New York and New Jersey to see first-hand the devastation the massive storm inflicted on the Northeast. The president was reprising his role as consoler in chief,... Read More.