'We need action' — agency says contingency plans are urgent
Predicting a high likelihood of significant water reductions in the Colorado River Basin in the coming years, Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman is urging states along the river to finish their drought contingency plans before the end of this year.
N.Y. takes climate cues from Okla.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was outraged after Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast in 2011 and 2012, respectively, causing $80 billion in damage.
Pruitt's home state is a climate‑tracking pioneer
It's well-known that Oklahoma is home to two of the most influential critics of mainstream climate science in the U.S. government. Less widely known: The state that's home to EPA boss Scott Pruitt and Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) has been leading the nation in its pioneering efforts to track and forecast the extreme weather fueled by a warming climate.
U.S. speeds toward a cleaner grid, raising questions
When it comes to generating renewable electricity, Hawaii is leading other states in almost every category.
Fish forced to 'move, die or evolve'
Rapidly rising ocean surface temperatures are scrambling habitats and will likely lead to major declines this century in nutrition and income for nations dependent on ocean fishing, according to new research.