Yields of native wild rice have shrunk due to temperature rise, shoreline erosion and other environmental problems
Geological evidence shows glaciers retreated by as much as 6 miles in a year at the end of the last ice age
The proposed package would boost clean energy and transport to help the continent become carbon neutral by 2050
Exposed to mildly warmer waters, some corals turn neon instead of bleaching white. The dramatic colors may help coax symbiotic algae back. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The rising odds of extreme weather are putting strain on aging infrastructure
The drop in CO2 emissions we’re seeing is temporary—but it shows us what might be possible
2020 is likely to be the warmest year on record...
The population exposed to one or more extreme weather events each year could more than double by mid-century
Events with extreme temperatures and humidity are occurring twice as often now as they were 40 years ago
Higher temperatures and wetter weather may spur soil microbes to release more carbon into the atmosphere
With cars off the roads, scientists can study how smog and other types of pollution change
The agency fell well short of its goal of evaluating local flood control efforts every five years
Pooling meltwater destabilized the glacier, sending an avalanche of ice down a mountainside
Resilience measures to deal with flooding and other climate impacts must be balanced with issues like affordable housing
A hotter planet could change the relationship among infectious agents, their hosts and the human body’s defense mechanisms
Extreme heat is deadly to many of the same populations that are most vulnerable to COVID-19
These charts show that while progress has been made in some areas, humanity still has a major impact on the planet
In a teleconference promoting her participation in Earth Day events on the National Geographic Channel, Goodall talked about what gives her hope during the pandemic and what she hopes we all learn from it...
The administration’s preference for economic interests over environmental interests is reflected in its attitude toward both climate change and COVID-19
Port Arthur, Tex., is a case in point: disproportionately hit by hurricanes, fossil-fuel pollution and now the coronavirus