What It's Like to Work in 115 Degree Weather in Phoenix
Phoenix is facing a double heat and housing crisis that is falling hardest on people who have to suffer the sun.
She Fell Nearly 2 Miles, and Walked Away
At 17, biologist Juliane Diller was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon. Fifty years later she still runs Panguana, a research station founded by her parents in Peru.
Big Oil Takes a Beating, but Its Investors Are Riding High
While major oil companies have been losing public battles over climate change, energy stocks and oil prices are soaring.
How Bad Is the Drought? These Maps Tell the Story.
The American West is dangerously dry, and the hottest months of summer are still to come.
How Climate Change Has Battered the West Before Summer Even Begins
Global warming has been fueling disasters in the region for years. Now, an early heat wave and severe drought are threatening lives and leaving water in perilously short supply.
The Quiet Strength of California's Redwoods
When you have survived for hundreds or even thousands of years, there’s a strong chance you have seen it all before.
Shell Says It Will Speed Up Its Plans to Cut Emissions
The oil giant is likely to appeal the judgment, the company’s chief executive said, but it also felt “a determination to rise to the challenge” posed by the court.
Shell Gets Greener, Even as Climate Advocates Say, ‘Go Faster’
Royal Dutch Shell, though still reliant on profits from fossil fuels, is investing more in renewable energy. Critics say the changes have to come quicker.
What Is a Megadrought?
Yes, the West is in extreme drought. But for part of the region, conditions have been bad for decades, rivaling periods in the distant past.
Driving an Electric Car on Colorado’s Scenic Byways
Will the battery hold out crossing a 10,666-foot pass? Where is the next charging station? Overcoming ‘range anxiety’ on Colorado’s highest mountains.