"Time to Wake Up" to the threat posed by global warming a group of young senators urged Congressional colleagues
More of the world's population is eating the same stuff, meaning more monocultural crops at risk for disease and less gut microbial diversity, a health problem for humans. Cynthia Graber reports ...
Recording-breaking domestic oil production is likely to swamp any effort to inject climate change concerns into the 2014 elections
The spongy algae is proliferating across eastern North America
The risk area for malaria expanded between 1990 and 2005
Whether it's water or communication systems, infrastructure is ill prepared to keep functioning under changing climate conditions
An extinction crisis is quietly unfolding in the southeastern U.S.
Why have conservative groups been so successful in casting doubt on global warming?
If test plants succeed, waste methane could fuel vehicles—but the conversion may not offer much environmental benefit
The deep, salty currents that carry oxygen and nutrients to the ocean depths have been disappearing over the past few decades
A monsoon hiatus that began 4,200 years ago parallels a dry spell that led to the collapse of bronze age civilizations in Egypt, Greece and Mesopotamia
Instances of very extreme floods, which now occur about once every 50 years, could shorten to about every 30 years, a study finds
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...
Legislation to curb carbon dioxide are now law in 61 countries, though more action is needed