Person with boat in water at sunset (© AP Images)

Haunting melodies can help you hear climate change [video]

Music has always been a useful tool to raise awareness and prompt action on important issues, and global warming is no different. Listen to these sounds.
Destiny Watford standing near Baltimore harbor with smoke pluming from industrial buildings in the background (Courtesy of Goldman Environmental Prize)

‘Shy’ teen found her voice to fight pollution

Do you think good health is a human right? Destiny Watford does, which is why she fought plans to build a massive trash incinerator in her neighborhood.
Aerial view of island that has energy grid (Courtesy of NantEnergy)

The future of battery technology is in the air

Batteries from the U.S. that rely on zinc and air may be the future of renewable energy. Eight countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas are using them.
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Ashore and at sea, U.S. Navy trims use of fossil fuels

The U.S. Navy's goal is to get 50 percent of all the fuel it needs for its ships, jets and shore installations from alternative, renewable sources by 2020.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at podium (© AP Images)

Secretary Kerry: ‘We don’t get a second chance’ on climate

"What we do right now, today, matters," Kerry told delegates at a climate change summit developing rules to implement the Paris climate agreement.
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5 takeaways from the latest climate data [video]

Despite day-to-day weather fluctuations, the effects of climate change are becoming more clear. Learn why you should be concerned and what you can do.
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Could a steel mill yield clean fuel for cars?

A new way to make money and help the environment is the circular economy. This process involves reusing materials to prevent waste from reaching landfills.

These trucks will soon deliver cleaner air

Trucks move 70 percent of U.S. freight, but they emit as much CO2 as 130 coal plants. That’s why President Obama's new fuel-economy standards are crucial.

The air was so dirty kids couldn’t play outside. Today, this...

Air quality in California cities improved through strong policies, technology and local collaborative action.