Global average temperature last month was a bigger jump from the average than September's, according to NOAA and NASA.
The U.K. government has announced plans to shut all unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 and to limit their use by 2023.
As governments prepare for the COP21 climate change forum, warnings on how global warming could hit businesses and investors are increasing.
Severe droughts and flooding in warmer regions may leave millions at risk of disease, starvation and conflict.
Refugee camps could become healthier places if a sustainable approach to living conditions is adopted, according to a new report.
More S&P 500 corporations are reducing climate risks in their business practices, according to a CDP report released Monday.
A key climate change conference in Paris is set to go ahead in less than two weeks — despite security concerns after Friday's terrorist attacks.
Apple announced it has struck a deal to power all of its Singapore operations with renewable energy, as it steps up its efforts to go green.
Nuclear power in the U.S. remains hamstrung by relentless opposition, even as new plants are springing up worldwide.
Earth's land and ocean absorb about half of all carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and other sources, but that may not last.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ranks higher education institutions on their green credentials. CNBC takes a look at the top 10.
The north of England is set to be home to Europe's largest floating solar power system.
An Oregon company has developed a system that uses photo-chemical processes to break down and remove contaminants from water.
There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.
Nautilus Minerals just debuted the equipment that may make it the first company to seriously mine the ocean floor.
Countries have gone to war for less. But pollution from Indonesia's forest fires has received a relatively benign regional response.
As marijuana legalization heats up across the country, here's why the environment must be included in the debate, says Jennifer Carah.
The World Bank suggests the number of the poorest people will rise if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curbed.
Pollution from Indonesia's forest fires may have cast a pall over the region, but one business sector has gotten a boost: Travel out of Singapore
Record-breaking temperatures hit Eastern regions across the United States this past week, from the Northeast to Florida.