To predict how much climate change will raise sea level, researchers are studying ice shelves, where vast expanses of ice meet the ocean.
Models of the behaviour of the oceans with higher spatial resolution could lead to more accurate climate predictions.
Increased disease exposure and extreme weather events pose heightened risks for already vulnerable communities
Their data will also bolster climate models that forecast extreme weather where we all live
A measleslike virus is ricocheting through marine mammal populations in the Arctic—and melting sea ice might be to blame. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Socioeconomic status and racial diversity affect how different communities adapt to a changing climate
A new report shows that deforestation released a shocking 626 percent more CO2 between 2000 and 2013 than previously thought
The U.S. will officially leave the landmark agreement the day after the 2020 presidential election
A common argument among skeptics is put to rest
Scientists’ warnings about climate change have intensified over the past 12 months. Will world leaders finally listen?
Premature deaths from extreme heat next century could top those from infectious diseases today
Health professionals have joined climate protests and organizations have divested from fossil fuels
For the first time, presidential candidates are no longer scared to say “fossil fuels” (okay, that’s two f-words)
Flooding, permafrost melt and other climate impacts that threaten the long-term viability of cemeteries
Even with large-scale intentional power outages, utility equipment may have ignited recent blazes
The Trump administration is expected to notify the U.N. on Nov. 4, leaving the pact a year later, after the U.S. election
Limiting global temperature rise will substantially reduce the economic toll of climate change
More people moving into forested areas and an outmoded power grid also raise fire risk in California
We need to find more resilient strains in the wild and on small farms and preserve them in gene banks