As sea ice grows shockingly low and late, Utqiaġvik’s record warmth stymies algorithms
One reason is that warmer air can hold more moisture, which leads to greater amounts of precipitation, including snow
The president claimed yesterday that the true danger to U.S. security is not climate change, but regulations
Climate change could worsen the situation, potentially destabilizing mercury deposits in permafrost
But the country has limited emissions monitoring and verification capabilities
A high-profile science panel finds several severe events in 2016 could not have naturally occurred
Harvey's record rainfall was three times more likely than a storm from the early 1900s
Following dietary guidelines would mean eating less meat and dairy—and fewer calories overall—reducing greenhouse gases and other pollution. Julia Rosen reports.
Changes in global temperatures could affect air flow around the planet
New beaver ponds in the Arctic may contribute to the destruction of the permafrost that holds that landscape together.
Scientists are beginning to understand whether changing cloud cover will accelerate global warming or slow it down
An attack on findings about how greenhouse gases affect human health may not arise
We need a treaty to protect the warming Arctic from exploitation
It is still unclear how changes in migration timing might affect whole populations or species
To forecast sea level rise, a flotilla of robot subs must map the unseen bottom of a melting ice shelf—if they are not sunk by it
Sea ice loss in the Arctic may trigger atmospheric effects that drive precipitation away from the state
Scientists who have studied the region say redrawing boundaries could be detrimental to scientific research and discoveries
An analysis of voter opinions finds that half of Republican voters think climate change is happening, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Volcanoes are emerging as natural laboratories to mimic geo-engineering
Scientists have evidence that El Niño boosts CO2 levels, and they are pinning down how