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
As the oceans warm and acidify because of fossil-fuel burning, the coral reefs these fish depend on are already in decline
More cities are reporting climate hazards, such as heat waves, but lag in developing plans to deal with those changes
Longer and hotter summer heat waves in the city pushed organizers to move the race to a cooler region of Japan
This year is virtually certain to end up among the top five warmest in Earth’s history
Rather than emphasizing the harm climate change will cause, promoting the economic benefits of mitigation does more to spur public action
It’s not just from climate change
Researchers trapped in the central Arctic Ocean for a year prepare to unlock secrets of the region’s changing climate
Cities, regions and businesses are also crucial players
Researchers without access to backup power scramble to save invaluable specimens and expensive reagents
An intentional blackout was aimed at keeping power equipment from sparking a wildfire
A major showdown looms over how aggressively California cities will confront sea level rise
The Category-1-to-5 Saffir-Simpson scale for rating hurricanes is inadequate
Scientific American senior editor Jen Schwartz talks with WHO officials Maria Neira and Agnès Soucat about climate and health and with Rachel Kyte, special representative to the U.N...
Populations of the mosquito species thought to transmit Eastern equine encephalitis have persisted later than usual this year
Tiny insects called treehoppers produce very different mating songs at higher versus lower temperatures, but the intended recipient still finds the changed songs attractive.
Adult corals can reshuffle their symbiotic algae species to adapt to warming waters—and, it appears they can pass those adaptations on. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Hungary to Japan, including one about a wine grape in France that DNA testing shows has been cultivated for almost a millennium...