The extreme weather has planners concerned about conditions during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
A 1-degree Celsius rise corresponded to a 1.4 percent increase in suicides
Insect-borne disease and damage to hospitals during disasters are among their concerns
Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed
An unusually early—and humid—heat wave has set all-time records
As the state weathers the impacts of climate change, its economy still relies on fossil fuels
Without action, the industry could jeopardize the Paris Agreement’s global climate target
Acting administrator and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, or another nominee for the chief spot, will face tough review
Researchers show where to release sulfur aerosols into the atmosphere with the least chance of causing droughts or flooding rains
Most invertebrates get smaller on average in cities, although a few very mobile species respond to urbanization by growing.
Some experts are calling for a cap on CO2 emissions in addition to warming limits
But a new calculation suggests that timeframe provides more room than thought to rein in carbon emissions
Chronic flooding will impact areas around San Francisco and Los Angeles by 2035
A new analysis found the flood protection benefits of coral reefs save the global economy $4 billion dollars a year. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The approach to buying renewable energy to offset electricity use was pioneered by major corporations
With ice loss speeding up, previous sea level rise projections may be too low
The problem would likely plague every technological civilization throughout the universe, says astrophysicist Adam Frank
Unrestrained warming could reduce yields of the staple crop, as well as many vegetables and legumes
Despite a new icebreaker ship in the works, efforts still lag behind those of China and Russia