A stark new report lays out the ways the state will need to adapt, beyond traditional engineering approaches
A study finds that kids, especially daughters, are effective at teaching their parents about climate issues.
Environmental advocates are troubled by statements EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler made at a gathering of environment ministers
This feedback poses major concerns for western water resources and wildfire risk
By dampening the energy of waves, coral reefs protect coastal cities from flooding damage and other economic losses. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Changes to El Niño influence precipitation and temperature patterns around the globe
Researchers want to outfit air conditioners with carbon-capture technology. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Study of students schooled on the issue showed them going on to shift their elders’ attitudes
Landmark UN-backed report finds that agriculture is one of the biggest threats to Earth’s ecosystems
Record-wet weather in the Midwest has brought some of the worst flooding in decades
Tree rings from around the world match what climate models have suggested
The National Flood Insurance Program, scheduled to expire on May 31, will likely be temporarily renewed unchanged
A project off Staten Island aims to dissipate wave energy hitting the shore
Investors are making companies act on global warming—and they can do even more
Researchers propose a carbon-neutral “synthetic oil well” on every rooftop
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Liberia to Hawaii, including one on the discovery in Northern Ireland of soil bacteria that stop the growth of MRSA and other superbugs...
The likelihood of an event like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and of its massive precipitation, is five-fold higher in the climate of today than it would have been some 60 years ago.
Such processes are often missing from climate models, leading to underestimates of long-term damage
Psychology offers a strategy to meet the threat
Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World...