Scientists have made major strides in recent years in understanding why storms rapidly intensify
Some 84,000 homes are at risk from the major storm, one analytics firm projects
William Nordhaus shared the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis,” with Paul Romer, "for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis."
Too much focus is being put on how much carbon can still be emitted to achieve warming goals, experts say
Humanity has a limited window to avoid the more dire effects of climate change, according to a new climate report
The ideas of William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have shaped today's policies on greenhouse gas emissions
Government representatives are weighing in before a final international report on limiting warming is released
For disadvantaged communities in low-lying areas, post-storm living is precarious
Major storms in Texas produce more rain than previously thought, increasing flood risks
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann talks about the just-issued Goalkeepers Report, tracking progress against poverty and disease even as the population keeps rising.
Flooding from Florence, exacerbated by sea level rise, demonstrates the vulnerability of military infrastructure
Droughts, melting ice and rising seas linked to anthropogenic climate change are altering the planet’s motions
Obama-era rules could have reduced the chances of spills like the one caused by Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters
Farm animals raised in hotter conditions do not generate as much protein, which could make pork more expensive
Forests with numerous tree species, and therefore a mix of water-management strategies, appear more tolerant of drought. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Though an extreme scenario, it should be factored in to coastal infrastructure planning, new guidance suggests
Microplastics stay in the insects’ bodies from larva to adulthood
Research has shown that warming may aide the spread of some infectious diseases
For cash-strapped communities, planning for a warmer future is a luxury
The hurricane was likely fueled by some of the warmer spots in the Atlantic Oceans this year