Tomorrow, President Obama is expected to announce a major step in U.S. carbon regulation. Using executive authority, the President will issue a new rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants in the United States...
Bigger ocean waves might be more common nowadays as climate change alters wind patterns
Five ways humans attempt, mostly in vain, to control the weather
Here's a primer on the EPA's upcoming rules for polluting power plants
Next-generation wearables promise to deliver real-time information that could benefit our health and the environment
As ice sheets melt, communities worry that health effects are overlooked
In my article over at The Atlantic, I describe an interesting trend in the University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll data. Parents appear to be more likely to express concern about critical environmental issues like climate change and more interested in changing their behavior to be smarter consumers when it comes to purchasing energy [...]..
When coal-fired power plants close communities can face painful transitions, and the debate over one Massachusetts facility shows the local impacts of a national shift to cleaner power
NASA will make another attempt to get the Orbiting Carbon Observatory into space to answer questions about global warming
Governments and farmers worldwide spend millions every year trying to control the weather. New science suggests they might be on to something
In a May 21 speech Pope Francis warned that despoiling the environment would come back to haunt humanity. David Biello reports
Books and recommendations from Scientific American
GOWANUS—The surge of sewer water, toxic sludge and “Brooklyn whitefish” (aka condoms) stopped one short block away from my house back on the long night of October 29, 2012...
Pilot cap-and-trade schemes in various places in China have faced a host of difficulties, including a lack of trading
Need to keep your edge in this summer of sweat and torpor? The Daily Climate's annual summer reading list can help
A "dramatic" drop in California's iconic—and dense—winter fog has made driving safer