Thousands of wildfires, record-breaking hurricanes, the impact of coronavirus on global pollution, and a slew of environmental rollbacks. As 2020 comes to a close, CNN revisits the biggest climate change stories of the year.
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2020 will be remembered for many unpleasant reasons -- the global pandemic, political unrest, sky-high unemployment -- and now we can add a record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters to the list.
Baby sharks are being born smaller, undernourished and exhausted as climate change warms the world's oceans, researchers say.
Dear EarthTalk: Given the economic slowdown around the world due to the coronavirus in 2020, was there a positive impact on climate change? — M. Stiles, Meriden, Connecticut The coronavirus pandemic has certainly led to a decrease in industrial activity and resulting greenhouse gas emissions during its reign over the planet. A recent study by German researchers calculated that global carbon ...