(NEW YORK) -- The highest court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday the state attorney general can pursue a civil lawsuit that accused Exxon Mobil of misleading investors about its products and their impact on the climate. The unanimous opinion, written by Associate Justice Scott Kafker, rejected... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the oil tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound, hundreds of thousands of acres of water were threatened. The 1989 spill, considered one of the most devastating environmental disasters in U.S. history, destroyed the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, environmental experts and activists are warning of a ripple effect of problems, including long-lasting damage to the war-ravaged country's urban, agricultural and industrial areas. Nearly two months into its invasion, Russia has begun its long-feared offensive... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the effects of climate change prompt more urgency to cut greenhouse gas emissions around the world and reduce energy use, every industry is facing scrutiny about their impact on the climate and the environment. Video games, media, and entertainment companies, in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming the agency has failed to help preserve Florida manatee habitats as the species faces rising deaths. Nearly 1,100 manatees died in 2021, which is roughly 20% of the east coast... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Environmental groups and oyster farmers have found a silver lining -- or a pearl -- amid the ravages of the pandemic. Millions of oysters that went unsold when restaurants closed are finding a new life back in the ocean, where advocates say... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The price of Bitcoin nosedived after Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced his company would no longer be accepting the cryptocurrency as payment due to its ties to fossil fuels in a tweet that sparked a heated debate on the digital currency's... Read More.
(BOXTON, Tenn.) -- When her father died, Linda Hayes said his last request to her was to take care of the vegetable garden he grew for his community at his home in Boxtown, Tennessee. "Two weeks before he passed away, he told me, he said,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Shaina Oliver's asthma flares up on cold days. Her kids can't play outside, often due to the heavy air pollution surrounding their community. "It becomes a burden because you have to buy more air filters for each room," she said. "And it's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Citigroup said it has incorporated environmental, social and governance scores (ESG) to its securities services data platform to let clients better analyze the sustainability exposure of their investments. The major update comes to Citi Velocity Clarity, the bank's online data and analytics... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden was clear on the campaign trail that he would roll back several actions taken by the Trump administration, many of them having to do with climate and the environment.Throughout... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The importance of nature and the environment was evident this election as voters across the country approved more than two dozen conservation ballot measures.The initiatives include nearly $3.7 billion in new funding... Read More.