"For almost as long as people have been building near beaches, they have been protecting those buildings with sea walls. ... But modern, human-caused climate change is escalating the threats that make sea walls necessary."
"Val Miftakhov flew Europe’s largest commercial-grade all-electric passenger plane last month"
"In mid-April, hundreds of scientists from around the world were supposed to fly to Ecuador for a five-day meeting about the latest research on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere."
"The size of the global coal power fleet fell for the first time on record over the first six months of the year, with more generation capacity shutting than starting operation."
"During a recent virtual fundraiser focused on climate action, former vice president Joe Biden made a direct appeal to voters young enough to be his grandchildren."
"What was once Hurricane Isaias has been downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall late Monday night in North Carolina. The National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m. ET advisory Tuesday that threats of tornadoes were beginning to spread into southeastern Virginia."
"A climate change initiative in the Northeastern U.S. designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions has also greatly reduced harmful air pollution and related impacts to kids' health, such as asthma, preterm births and low birth weights, according to a new study."
"The Apple Fire burning in parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties has grown to at least 20,516 acres and is 5% contained, the California Interagency Incident Management Team said."
"Two Northern California wildfires have merged to form one that exceeds the size of last year’s biggest blaze in the state, fire officials said Thursday morning."
"Officials across the Caribbean and the southern U.S. have urged citizens to brace for Hurricane Isaias after the storm gained strength and barreled over Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic."