Environment

Christmas tree farmers are questioning how they’ll remain profitable on a warming planet prone to droughts, floods, wildfires and other weather disasters.

The Supreme Court seemed skeptical of the Trump administration’s interpretation of the Clean Water Act during oral arguments in a major environmental law case argued on Wednesday.

Increasing the price of carbon is the most efficient and powerful method of combating global warming and reducing air pollution, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund.

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced on Wednesday an environmental justice plan to defend low-income and minority communities against pollution, contamination and extreme weather events that are exacerbated by climate change.

The Trump administration announced plans on Thursday to weaken regulation on climate-changing methane emissions.

Diana Olick explores how climate change is affecting the $20B winter sports industry and what a shrinking ski season could mean for mountain resorts and real estate.

Snow sport seasons are getting shorter, due to warmer temperatures. That is already having a distinguishable financial impact on residential and resort properties that profit from snow.

Rebecca Cook | Reuters – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles assembly workers build 2019 Ram pickup trucks at the FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, October 22, 2018. Fiat Chrysler said a recall of more than 800,000 vehicles reported earlier Wednesday by Reuters was the result of routine testing under new emissions guidelines adopted by …

Global leaders continue to work on a landmark climate change agreement.

At the United Nations Pope Francis addressed the world, calling on leaders to take concrete steps to protect the environment.

On August 5, 3 million gallons of toxic sludge gushed out of the long-abandoned Gold King mine near Silverton, Colorado, and into the Animas River. The Tang-colored torrent, percolating with arsenic, lead and other pollutants, was inadvertently unleashed by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contractors attempting to clean up wastewater that’s been accumulating since the mine …

Jane Wells explains how 96 million little black balls may help combat the California drought.

Calculating the full cost of the damage from the Colorado mine spill may be a tricky task.

The government moves to slash truck emissions, but at what cost to the industry?

This past week’s series of events in New York calling for action to fight climate change included a massive march and a protest on Wall Street. But it was a two-day UN climate change summit that drew speeches of warnings and proposals from business and world leaders, including President Obama. UN officials also submitted ambitious programs in agriculture, forestry, energy, transportation and finance, to fight …