Some 3,000 feet below the ocean's surface between Long Beach and Catalina Island, scientists believe the area may contain anywhere from 336,000–504,000 barrels of acid sludge waste from the production of DDT — a powerful pesticide that was banned from use in the U.S. in 1972 due to its adverse environmental effects, such as those to wildlife, as well as its potential human health risks.
The Los Angeles City Council has called on Gov. Gavin Newsom to close the Playa del Rey natural gas storage facility, which experts believe is at high risk for tsunamis, wildfire and endangering residents.
Since February and March, three volcanoes in three separate countries have released lava, including the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, Mount Etna in Italy and Pacaya in Guatemala.
NASA has found direct evidence that shows how humans are impacting and causing a change in Earth’s climate.
The Fagradals Mountain volcano had been dormant for 6,000 years, and this is the first volcanic eruption in this area of the country in nearly 800 years.
The largest asteroid to pass by our planet in 2021 will be at its closest on Sunday, providing astronomers a rare chance to see the giant rock that formed at the dawn of our solar system.
Saturday will officially mark the first day of spring, and according to NOAA’s new U.S. Spring Outlook, the season may end up feeling more like summer.
Attorneys general from 21 states on Wednesday sued to overturn President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
In an effort to alleviate some financial burdens on Los Angeles restaurants and reduce plastic waste, the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday requested City Attorney Mike Feuer to draft an ordinance that would make plastic utensils, napkins and salt packets only available when requested by restaurant customers.
In looking at satellite images of the Sonoma and Mendocino coast going back to 1985, researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz found the kelp forest declined by an average of 95% since 2013.
Feeling like your allergies have been getting worse the past few years? A new study suggests that climate change is making pollen seasons longer and more intense.
A massive iceberg, 20 times the size of Manhattan, broke off in the Antarctic according to the British Antarctic Survey.
In his new book, “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” Bill Gates says that it is imperative that the world go from the current 51 billion tons of emissions to zero within the next 30 years to avoid catastrophe.
The deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities.
Heeding the call of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a state senator introduced legislation Wednesday that would ban all fracking in the nation’s most populated state by 2027 and halt the oil and gas extraction method around schools and homes by Jan. 1.
Biden’s orders will pause new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters and target fossil fuel subsidies.
Construction on the long-disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been halted as U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit.
President Joe Biden says he plans to review the Trump administration’s downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest.
Eco-friendly projects designed to improve water quality and increase access to parks while addressing social issues in nearby communities are among the goals of an updated plan to revitalize the Los Angeles River.
President-elect Joe Biden has picked climate-change older statesman John Kerry for a newly created role of climate envoy for national security.