Researchers want to outfit air conditioners with carbon-capture technology. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Study of students schooled on the issue showed them going on to shift their elders’ attitudes
Landmark UN-backed report finds that agriculture is one of the biggest threats to Earth’s ecosystems
Record-wet weather in the Midwest has brought some of the worst flooding in decades
Tree rings from around the world match what climate models have suggested
The National Flood Insurance Program, scheduled to expire on May 31, will likely be temporarily renewed unchanged
Investors are making companies act on global warming—and they can do even more
A project off Staten Island aims to dissipate wave energy hitting the shore
Researchers propose a carbon-neutral “synthetic oil well” on every rooftop
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Liberia to Hawaii, including one on the discovery in Northern Ireland of soil bacteria that stop the growth of MRSA and other superbugs...
The likelihood of an event like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and of its massive precipitation, is fivefold higher in the climate of today than it would have been some 60 years ago
Such processes are often missing from climate models, leading to underestimates of long-term damage
Psychology offers a strategy to meet the threat
Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World...
The consensus gives confidence to satellite estimates of temperature rise in remote areas with few weather stations
Extreme rainfall projections inform plans to increase infrastructure resilience
Known for climate change work, the pioneer says global warming, AI and genetic engineering are self-inflicted threats to humanity
Flying electric cars would have lower emissions over long trips than standard electric vehicles
Warm, dry winds can cause major melt as they sweep across the ice, even during frigid winter months
They are as big a source of sea level rise as the Greenland Ice Sheet and larger than Antarctica