Newer models show more future warming than previous ones, and it may be due to how they incorporate clouds
Biological oceanography expert Miriam Goldstein talks about issues facing the oceans. Reporter Adam Levy discusses air pollution info available because of the pandemic. And astrophysicist Andrew Fabian chats about black holes...
By hardening the nation’s streets and highways, trucks would use less fuel and spare the planet carbon emissions. Christopher Intagliata reports.
For the fourth Science on the Hill event, Future Climate: What We Know, What We Don’t, experts talked with Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti about what goes into modeling our climate—and how such models are used in addition to long-term climate prediction...
The temporary, and limited, reduction in emissions during the pandemic points to the need for larger structural changes
How this thin layer of aerosol particles might impact global climate remains to be seen
Air pollution disproportionately impacts minority communities, and proposed changes would stymie efforts to address the disparity
An ice-core analysis reveals the chemicals that replaced ozone-depleting substances are leading to an increase of nondegradable compounds in the environment
New research helps unravel how vast amounts of plastic particles travel—both regionally and globally—on the wind
A fast fire response will limit the need for mass evacuations and encampments
They can be a source of clean, renewable energy, sustainable food, and more
An expert on climate denial offers tips for inoculating people against coronavirus conspiracy notions.
Experts and affected communities say environmental justice must be a key component of efforts to address climate change
An Arctic heat wave ushered in the start of the melt season two weeks earlier than average
“Energy accountant” Richard Heede does research needed to hold major polluters accountable for their actions...
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