The vast majority of American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market — albeit not as quickly as environmental activists might like.
The last five years are also the five hottest years on record for average global temperature, according to scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
If temperatures continue to rise, glaciers would begin to disappear, with a serious impact on the area's water resources.
Sea stars along the Pacific Coast are dying in the largest disease epidemic ever documented in a wild marine species. New research suggests warmer water is making the disease even more deadly.
All of us are time travelers. We go back in history to turning points in our lives, and imagine how things could have turned out differently. Psychologists refer to this as "counterfactual thinking." This week on Hidden Brain, we look at why some events prompt these "What if?" questions, while others do not. This episode originally aired in May 2018.
A new report in 'The Lancet' uses a not-too-familiar term to describe looming global problems that appear to be interconnected.
The proportion of those polled who say global warming is "personally important" to them jumped from 63 to 72 percent last year.
NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with journalist Dahr Jamail about his new book, "The End of Ice," on climate change and its consequences to nature and humans.
Gov. Jay Inslee has made fighting climate change a priority throughout his career and his positioning himself as a climate-driven candidate for president.