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Bill Nye attends The National Board of Review Gala in New York City, January 5, 2016.

Bill Nye is angrily telling everyone to get their act together and fight climate change: ‘The planet’s on f—ing fire’

Bill Nye joined John Oliver on the show "Last Week Tonight" on May 12 to share some choice words about climate change.
If warming continues, subtropical stratocumulus clouds could disappear all together.

We’re altering the climate so severely that we’ll soon face apocalyptic consequences. Here are 11 last-ditch ways we could hack the planet...

Geoengineering technology — ways to capture carbon or reflect sunlight from the atmosphere — might become the key to keeping the planet cool.
A workman uses a machine to clean panels at a UK solar farm on July 29, 2015.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls the Green New Deal the ‘moonshot’ of our generation. Here’s what to know about the plan and the oppos...

Democrats like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want a Green New Deal. But critics are raising questions about how to pay for it.
People stand on the world's largest solar-powered boat in Cancun December 8, 2010.

California kicks its climate change fight into overdrive while Trump looks the other way

California is kicking its climate change fight into overdrive and several states are falling in line as the Trump administration moves in the opposite direction. The state will require all its electricity to come from carbon-free sources by 2045.

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere just hit its highest level in 800,000 years, and scientists predict deadly consequences

Average monthly levels of CO2 exceeded 411 parts per million in May. Human activity has pushed those gas levels into uncharted territory. There will be deadly consequences.

Earth has crossed a scary threshold for the first time in more than 800,000 years, and it could lead to tens of thousands of deaths

Humans have never had to breathe air with this much carbon dioxide in it. While CO2 doesn't necessarily harm the lungs directly, the ways it changes the climate will have a huge negative effect on human health.

A scientist working to build a farm the size of Egypt just got a $3 million prize sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin

2017 Breakthrough Prize winner Joanne Chory wants to engineer an edible crop that will suck carbon out of the atmosphere and store it in soil.
People take a selfie as the sun sets over Manhattan aligned exactly with the streets in a phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge", in New York City, U.S., July 11, 2016.

There’s a dirty secret hidden in your investment portfolio — and it’s much worse for the environment than driving

While environmentalists may point their fingers at planes and SUVs, there's a hidden source of greenhouse gas emissions — and it's lurking in your investments.

The average American’s annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we collected data on what the average American uses, wastes, and emits each year.

5 charts show how the American economy can grow without destroying the environment

As economies grow, many believe their their carbon emissions must, too. But new data shows countries can 'decouple' the two, cutting emissions while growing.