The droughts and deluges spurred by the events could be worse even if the El Niño cycle does not change
The incidence of foodborne illness could jump in a warming world, due to an increase in housefly activity. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Under the emergency declaration, some money to build the wall will come from a military construction account
Seismologist and policy advisor Lucy Jones says science education needs to teach how science works more than just what it finds out.
A severe and persistent drought has led to rationing of water and electricity from hydropower
GPS measurements reveal the flexing movement of one of the ice shelves that act as key backstops to sea level rise
Heat-absorbing black carbon comes from fossil fuels in winter and biomass burning in summer
As northern landscapes warm, researchers are looking to understand the role of lakes in the carbon cycle
A new tool compares what the climate of towns will be in 2080 to various locations today
Global warming and an urban heat island effect pose a major health challenge to the city
Wild swings from pipe-bursting cold to spring-like warmth seem to be on the rise
While climate education has made major strides, many teachers still lack resources and training
Polar melt could have more complicated climate impacts than previously thought
Extreme weather events must be factored into infrastructure upgrades, experts say
Scientists are hoping to get ahead of some of the worst impacts of warming
Even if ambitious climate targets are met, Himalayan glaciers could lose a third of their volume
Rapid glacier retreat could put coastlines underwater sooner than anticipated
Scientific American collections editor Andrea Gawrylewski talks to managing editor Curtis Brainard about how warming in the Arctic affects us all. And glaciologist Elizabeth Case takes us out near Juneau to study and live on the shifting ice...
The world’s southernmost continent is jettisoning six times more ice now than it was four decades ago
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Papua New Guinea to Kazakhstan, including one on the slow slide of Mount Etna in Italy.