New research could explain why the Arctic was much warmer during a period millions of years ago that scientists say most closely resembles Earth's climate today
Why is HSBC teaching its employees about global warming? David Biello reports
A severe drought last year in the Amazon rainforest outpaced a 2005 dry spell thought to be a once-in-a-century event, a new study finds
With the Daphnia genome in hand, scientists hope to put this key environmental indicator species to even better work
Coral reefs are home to a stunning array of sea life. Turn on a black light and these watery housing complexes go from shabby chic to day-glo fab.
Southern Europe could face tens of billions in losses, but northern Europe may benefit.
NASA's Terra satellite caught this true-color picture on January 24 in a moment of clear weather between two major snowstorms that hit North America's eastern coast.
The background music in stores and shopping malls designed to spur sales also spur emissions of greenhouse gases. David Biello reports
A new report explores the feasibility of using ground monitoring stations, aircraft and satellites to measure CO2, as well as methods to estimate emissions by monitoring a country's energy infrastructure...
Would people care more about the environment if they had a better understanding of how it affects them personally?
A quiet, green miracle has been growing in the Sahel
Thanks to climatic shifts, early modern humans might have crossed a shallow sea from Africa to a verdant Arabian Peninsula more than 125,000 years ago
When it comes to climate change, developing nations aren't the laggards
Shortages of food and water could tip the balance in Afghanistan, Iraq and other politically precarious states
It's easy for Americans to forget during this particularly frigid and stormy winter that the Arctic is experiencing extremely warm weather.
A new study challenges a common argument that efficiency must come at the expense of the quality of life
The Glory satellite, set to launch in February, will join a set of so-called A-Train satellites that fly in unusually close proximity to one another. Together, they provide near-simultaneous measurements of different aspects of the climate system--in effect, functioning as a "super observatory"...
New evidence links melting glaciers with the evolution of life
Exposure to daylight may explain a link between birth season and mental illness