A safer generation of airships, otherwise known as dirigibles, is trying to usher in a low-carbon future for air cargo
Paleoclimatologist James White finds stark warnings about the potential for rapid climate change hidden in ancient ice
Pollen season is lengthening in proportion to warming observed in North America
Scientists aim to find out why an Alaska glacier is ignoring all climate signals as it advances to the sea--and what that means for sea levels around the world.
Tidal power may be destined to remain a niche player in the U.S. energy portfolio, but the low-carbon energy source has one key advantage over wind and solar--it's as dependable as the moon's phases...
As the moral implications of climate change become more apparent, faith communities around the world are taking action, both personal and political
A multi-agency effort to nail down the social cost of carbon emissions ignores wrenching climate impacts such as ocean acidification and makes efforts to curb emissions seem disproportionately expensive, economists say...
Forests play a key role in offsetting U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, but that ability may shrink as the climate changes
A 1,400-acre swath of salt flats along the western edge of San Francisco Bay has become the latest site for a development dispute that promises to become increasingly common in coastal U.S...
New analyses predict health savings from more aggressive reductions in the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change
In the carbon market, a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for the environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers?...
In the carbon market a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for the environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers?...
What does it take to trade in a commodity that cannot be seen or touched--and isn't even a commodity in the U.S.? The first in a three-part series
Flipping off the lights is not the best way to save energy
Glaciers in one of the world's last tropical ice caps will be gone within a matter of years
Low-tech approach spreads climate news in rural countries
Cryptococcal infection, once thought to be an exclusively tropical disease, has killed 60 people in the Pacific Northwest as of July, and health experts suspect climate change is involved...
A unprecedented effort to set aside huge swathes of Canada's boreal forest includes--for the first time--global warming mitigation as a key objective
Curbs on fishing may not be enough to help fish populations deal with the changes wrought by global warming
From heat stress to sewage overflows, climate change promises to bring extreme weather that will challenge the ill-prepared U.S. public health infrastructure