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June 23

Six climate protesters run onto 18th green and spray powder, delaying finish of PGA Tour event

Six people protesting climate change came out of the crowd, stormed 18th green.
June 23
A protester is taken into custody after they ran onto the course as Tom Kim, center, of South Korea, watches on the 18th hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Sunday, June 23, 2024, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 20

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer

A new study finds that human-caused climate change dialed up the heat and drastically increased the odds of this month’s killer heat that has been baking the Southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America
June 20
FILE - A surfer rides a wave at Windandsea Beach on May 30, 2024, in San Diego. Human-caused climate change intensified and made far more likely this month's killer heat with triple digit temperatures, a new flash study found Thursday, June 20. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
June 19

Stonehenge vandalized by climate activists

The vandals were seen spraying orange powder on the prehistoric monument.
June 19
VIDEO: Stonehenge vandalized by climate activists
June 14

Why climate-sensitive Joshua trees are now recovering, according to experts

But it will take more than two wet seasons for the long-lived species to thrive.
June 14
A view of Joshua tree near Hwy 58 of Mojave in California, June 7, 2024.
June 13

This distinct polar bear population could soon go extinct: Study

Polar bears' primary prey, the ringed seal, are also at risk.
June 13
Polar bear moving over thin ice.
June 13

8 climate protesters arrested during Congressional Baseball Game: Police

The annual baseball game was met with pro-Palestinian and climate protesters.
June 13
Anti-fossil fuel protesters invade the field at the Congressional baseball game in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2024.
June 05

Earth has hit 12 record-breaking months of heat. Here's what it means.

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged countries to do more to change it.
June 05
People enjoy the sea in Havana, Cuba, May 22, 2024.
June 05

UN's António Guterres: 'We are playing Russian Roulette with our planet'

A new United Nations report warns global temperatures will likely surpass the 2.7-degree increase agreed to in the Paris Climate Accord within the next five years.
June 05
VIDEO: UN Secretary-General António Guterres: 'We are playing Russian Roulette with our planet'
June 03

This state could soon be the new climate tech hub of the world

Innovation meets capital in Massachusetts, allowing climate solutions to thrive.
June 03
In this Oct. 19, 2018, file photo, the Beauport Hotel is shown with sweeping waterfront ocean views and wind turbines behind in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
May 30

Vermont officially becomes 1st state to charge big oil for climate change damage

Gov. Scott let Vermont's Climate Superfund Act become law without signature.
May 30
A small tractor clears water from a business as flood waters block a street, July 12, 2023, in Barre, Vt.
May 24

Why a renowned photographer transitioned from fashion to document climate change

Enzo Barracco was a fashion photographer before his nature exhibitions.
May 24
Images that former fashion photographer Enzo Barracco took in Antarctica and the Galapagos Island are displayed among the merchandise at Prada's New York flagship in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood.
May 22

How extreme heat will disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities

Hot areas are only going to get hotter; extreme heat will expand across regions.
May 22
Children play and cool off at a splash park in downtown Houston, Texas, on June 15, 2023.
May 20

Mental health awareness: The effect of climate change

ABC News' chief climate correspondent explains how climate change can impact your mental health.
May 20
VIDEO: Mental health awareness: The effect of climate change
May 02

WNBA star-turned-kelp farmer fights climate change locally

Sue Wicks traded in her sneakers for waders when she became an oyster farmer at 50. Now, she is adding sugar kelp to her farm to help promote biodiversity and improve water quality in Moriches Bay.
May 02
VIDEO: WNBA star-turned-kelp farmer fights climate change locally
May 17

Why climate migration in Brazil is a global issue

The force of climate migration comes in many forms.
May 17
View of the mud-covered Sao Jose neighbourhood following the devastating floods, in Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, May 16, 2024.
May 14

2023 saw the warmest summer in 2000 years: Climate experts

With high heats, experts are calling for "urgent action to reduce carbon emissions" after a recent study.
May 14
2023 saw the warmest summer in 2000 years: Climate experts
May 14

How scientists discovered summer 2023 was the hottest season in 2,000 years on Earth

Scientists looked to tree rings for historical climate data over millennia.
May 14
Children play in hot weather at a mist fountain at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 11, 2023 in Des Moines, Iowa.
April 27

3 vulnerable communities in US were severely impacted by climate change

Disenfranchised communities are at the most risk from climate change.
April 27
Flooded strawberry fields in Pajaro, Calif., March 15, 2023, from a levee breach on the Pajaro River.
April 29

Power of US: ABC News Earth Week coverage

The collective power of the masses can move the needle on climate change.
April 29
May 01

Go behind the scenes with Ginger Zee and the ‘GMA’ climate team

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee and her team show you what it takes to produce an Earth Day special.
May 01
VIDEO: Go behind the scenes with Ginger Zee and the ‘GMA’ climate team
April 26

Arbor Day 2024: How to plant the best tree to combat climate change

Arbor Day was first celebrated on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska.
April 26
This ancient Oak tree, a local natural landmark, is located on John's Island, just outside of Charleston, S.C.
April 26

The Power of US: Could eFuels help bridge the gap between gas and electric cars?

Advocates say eFuels could make cars that are already on the road greener.
April 26
A customer pumps gas at a gas station in Hercules, Calif., March 14, 2024.
April 27

How vulnerable communities are at higher risk during climate disasters

Residents in some places across the U.S. often don’t understand emergency alerts because the instructions are not in their native languages.
April 27
Residents in some places across the U.S. often don’t understand emergency alerts because the instructions are not in their native languages.
April 26

The Power of Us: Restoring trees to needed communities

The Arbor Day Foundation has been helping restore hundreds of trees to locations that were affected by severe storms.
April 26
VIDEO: The Power of Us: Restoring trees to needed communities
April 26

Controversial methods to cool Earth gain traction as global temps skyrocket

Different types of solar geoengineering are seeing a push for more research.
April 26
ABC News Chief Meteorologist and Chief Climate Correspondent Ginger Zee joins Make Sunsets founders Luke Iseman and Andrew Song for a balloon launch in San Jose, California.
April 25

The Power of Us: People, Climate and Our Future

ABC News' Ginger Zee shows us how coming together can slow climate change, from inside Earthships in New Mexico to California to see controversial new technologies that could cool the Earth.
April 25
VIDEO: The Power of Us: People, Climate and Our Future
April 25

The Power of Us: Can we intentionally cool the Earth?

ABC News' Ginger Zee looks at controversial methods to cool the Earth – like reflecting sunlight – that are gaining support as global temperatures continue to rise.
April 25
VIDEO: The Power of Us: Can we intentionally cool the Earth?
April 25

EPA limits 4 types of power plant pollution with sweeping rulemaking

Power plants account for more than one-quarter of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
April 25
In this undated file photo, steam and pollution rise on a cold day at the Arapaho Station Coal Power Plant, a coal fired power plant along the Platte River in Littleton, just outside Denver, Colorado.
April 24

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April 25

Planting trees to combat climate change on Arbor Day

According to the Arbor Day Foundation, they celebrate by planting and distributing over 10 million trees each year.
April 25
According to the Arbor Day Foundation, they celebrate by planting and distributing over 10 million of trees each year.
April 25

In climate change fight, power of cork seen by scientists as the star

"It’s a product that answers all the challenges we have as a society."
April 25
Thousands of pieces of cork are collected before being processed at a Portuguese factory.
April 25

A look into the secret life of plastic exports

An ABC News investigation involving hidden tracking devices follows three plastic bags dropped at Walmart recycling bins in the U.S. all the way to controversial plastic facilities in Southeast Asia.
April 25
VIDEO: Trashed: The secret life of plastic exports
April 23

Michelin North America President and CEO talks sustainability efforts

ABC News contributor Rocsi Diaz talks with Michelin president and CEO Alexis Garcin about sustainability initiatives and goals set at the sustainability summit, courtesy of sponsor Michelin.
April 23
VIDEO: Michelin's president and CEO talks sustainability efforts
April 21

Corporations struggle on climate amid backlash over 'woke capitalism,' experts say

"The pushback has been fierce and severe," an environmental advocate said.
April 21
Cooling towers at Marathon Refinery in Carson, Calif., on April 3, 2024.
April 23

How ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee explains climate change to her kids

Zee shares how she talks about saving the Earth with her two sons.
April 23
Show coverage of "Good Morning America" Monday, June 19, 2023 on ABC.
April 22

Earth Day 2024 report card: Experts address America's climate change action

Experts on decarbonizing, subsidizing and depoliticizing the climate crisis.
April 22
Planet Earth is seen in this GOES 12 satellite image taken on March 16, 2010 6:45 AM EDT.
April 23

The secret life of plastic exports

ABC News investigates where thousands of plastic bags that are earmarked to be recycled really end up.
April 23
VIDEO: The secret life of plastic exports
April 23

Are lab-grown diamonds as sustainable as advertised?

Over 60% of lab-grown diamonds are produced in China and India.
April 23
Lab-grown diamonds arranged at the Diam Concept laboratory in Paris, France, Thursday, March 16, 2023.
April 22

Expert addresses America's climate change action

Dr. Brian Henning, director of the Gonzaga University Institute for Climate, Water and the Environment, discusses America's recent climate change action.
April 22
Dr. Brian Henning, director of the Gonzaga University Institute for Climate, Water and the Environment, discusses America's recent climate change action.
April 22

Tips for going zero waste

Sarah Paiji Yoo, CEO of eco-friendly cleaning Blueland, talks about ways to shop zero waste in the grocery store from the produce to the cleaning products section.
April 22
VIDEO: Tips for going zero waste
April 22

How an 'Earthship' can reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Ginger Zee pays a visit to New Mexico, where more than 100 "Earthships" are built into the Earth, aren't connected to water or electricity, and utilize recycled materials for their structures.
April 22
VIDEO: How an 'Earthship' can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
April 22

New Earthship helps foster more sustainable way of life

More than 100 sustainable homes, also known as “living vessels,” are built into the earth in Taos, New Mexico, and are not connected to any water or electricity.
April 22
VIDEO: New ‘earthship’ helps foster a more sustainable way of life
April 22

Kids News Now: Earth Day Edition

ABC News' Danny New asked our team of kid correspondents to weigh in with their thoughts on the planet we all share.
April 22
VIDEO: Kids News Now: Earth Day Edition
April 21

Earth Day volunteers help clean up the planet

As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day, we meet some of the volunteers helping to clean up the planet, starting with the Great Lakes.
April 21
VIDEO: Earth Day volunteers help clean up the planet
April 21

The Power of Us: Plastic-free school lunch

The Power of Us: ABC News' chief climate correspondent explains how some schools are going plastic-free at lunch.
April 21
VIDEO: The Power of Us: Plastic-free school lunch
April 21

Climate advocates want to solve their 'biggest problem' in the US: Turning out voters

ABC News embedded with an environmental group canvassing in Pittsburgh.
April 21
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks speaks with Emily Church about her canvassing efforts in Pittsburgh, PA.
April 21

Climate advocates look to make progress this election year with better voter turnout

ABC News’ MaryAlice Parks talks to environmental advocates trying to gain voting power.
April 21
VIDEO: Climate advocates look to make progress this election year with better voter turnout
April 20

Data centers fuel AI and crypto but could threaten climate, experts say

Data centers' energy usage is expected to soar in the coming years, experts say.
April 20
A Google logo at a data center exhibition ahead of the ceremonial opening of the Google Cloud data center in Hanau, Germany, Oct. 6, 2023.
April 18

ER visits for heat illness rose in 2023 amid record temperatures, CDC report finds

Some U.S. regions saw the highest rate of heat-related ER visits since 2018.
April 18
People spend time near a fountain during extreme heat wave in New York, July 27, 2023.
April 16

Bill Weir talks climate change solutions and what keeps him hopeful

Journalist Bill Weir sheds light on innovative solutions tackling the effects of climate change and his book, “Life As We Know It Can Be.”
April 16
VIDEO: Bill Weir talks climate change solutions and what keeps him hopeful