Organizers of 350 Day aim to stabilize the planet and prevent disaster. Turns out many more are paying attention than expected
New details on Bill Gates's hurricane-alteration scheme haven't convinced some scientists that it's likely to succeed
How much do policymakers shape the science that comes out of government agencies?
A deep dive into one of the least scary geoengineering schemes to control global warming
Market prices don't reflect hundreds of billions of dollars in hidden costs of energy production to human health and the environment
The United Nations Environment Programme finds research into biofuels impacts on dead zones, biodiversity and a range of other environmental issues lacking
China is rushing to build dams along the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, in part to protect the Three Gorges Dam, but can such hydropower development be done better?
Two new studies look far back in geologic time to determine how sensitive the global climate is to atmospheric CO2 levels
Students vie to be named top decathlete, but the real winners could be homeowners. David Biello reports
How will the U.S. government protect the polar bear?
Melting sacred glaciers and other fundamental changes confront the Andes's Quechua-speaking farmers
The bill would be stronger than the version passed earlier this year in the U.S. House of Representatives
A new study attempts to estimate the effects of climate change on global agriculture--and outline ways to mitigate its most dire consequences
An early draft of the Senate bill set to be introduced tomorrow proposes more stringent restrictions on the greenhouse gases behind global warming
Are national governments prepared to offer more than hot air on climate change in Copenhagen this December? David Biello reports
Greenhouse Rock: Stone-Cold Data from Ancient Glacial Deposits May Help Reveal Future Climate Change
Scientists are developing sophisticated tools to trace the paths of glaciers, unearthing previously unknown pieces of the climate record
Scientists propose a list of planetary boundaries for human impacts ranging from biodiversity loss to the global nitrogen cycle
Physicists launch rocket to create the first faux "night-shining" cloud on the cusp of space
The new registry will track emissions from all major industrial sources in the country
West Virginia hosts the world's first power plant to inject some of its CO2 emissions underground for permanent storage