The impact of microplastics on marine life and humans who consume seafood is unclear
Volcanoes are emerging as natural laboratories to mimic geo-engineering
Wildfires contributed to global tree cover loss equivalent to the size of New Zealand in 2016
The coalition is the largest number of Catholic institutions to team up for a shift to green energy
Ocean temperatures in a natural warm period 125,000 years ago were indistinguishable from today—but sea level was six to nine meters higher
Last year was the hottest on record by a wide margin, with temperatures creeping close to a ceiling set by nations for limiting global warming
Their numbers have declined by as much as 40 percent since the 1980s, due to illegal hunting and expansion of farmland
Scientists with the Royal Society and the U.S. National Academies of Sciences are "very confident" that the current hiatus is temporary and that the planet will warm further this century, causing more extreme heatwaves, droughts and rising seas...