It’s much more economical than finding new sources
A measleslike virus is ricocheting through marine mammal populations in the Arctic—and melting sea ice might be to blame. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Socioeconomic status and racial diversity affect how different communities adapt to a changing climate
Researchers tracked thousands of individual ants to determine how they move in vast numbers without stumbling into gridlock.
Reusing clothes saves on emissions and water use, but researchers have lingering questions on exactly how much it can contribute to making the apparel industry more sustainable
Cities from Key West to Boston have seen notably worse nuisance flooding this fall
Solar arrays placed in agricultural fields can benefit both energy and crop production
Premature deaths from extreme heat next century could top those from infectious diseases today
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Brazil to Hong Kong, including one about male elephants in India exhibiting unusual social behaviors.
Flooding, permafrost melt and other climate impacts that threaten the long-term viability of cemeteries
And the shifts in energy sources may be sharper than you think
As European green crab populations balloon in warming waters, New England scientists work to develop a commercial fishery
Even with large-scale intentional power outages, utility equipment may have ignited recent blazes
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Limiting global temperature rise will substantially reduce the economic toll of climate change
More people moving into forested areas and an outmoded power grid also raise fire risk in California
The phainopepla migrates from southern California to the desert Southwest to breed in the spring before flying to California coastal woodlands to do so again in summer.
The lowering of ocean pH linked to the Chicxulub impact is similar to what could happen if modern carbon dioxide emissions continue
The Saharan silver ant feeds on other insects that have died on the hot sands, which it traverses at breakneck (for an ant) speeds.
Emissions from felling trees would outweigh any carbon sequestration in the massive Tongass National Forest, they say