Suddenly, nations are jockeying to control the seafloor and exploit resources in the rapidly thawing north
More than two million square kilometers are being carved up, leaving little for the rest of the world
The five coastal countries will have to rectify their science and their politics
Ignoring the connections between climate and security poses risks for the U.S.
Glaciologist Elizabeth Case, of Columbia University Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, takes us out near Juneau to study and live on the shifting ice.
Climate-related disasters are happening more frequently and affecting a broad cross-section of the economy
Sending atmospheric CO2 into underground methane hydrates could clean the air and create revenue
Minerals used in electronics are found on the seafloor, but disturbing them could release carbon
A proof-of-concept study got transgenic tobacco plants to make a useful enzyme in their chloroplasts, not nuclei, minimizing chances for transfer to other organisms.
Rains from the system will prolong the already historic flooding along the Mississippi
Storm surge and torrential rains will bring flooding to Louisiana and potentially tax levees
High-risk design trials could create super-efficient vehicles
Climate change is already rotting archaeological sites in the Arctic, and Norse Viking-era settlements are at high risk
The address also included inaccurate claims on the state of U.S. air quality
The dire predictions of a recent USGS study on sea level rise were removed from the agency’s release
The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide
Resilient fuels and innovative reactors could enable a resurgence of nuclear power
Scientists raced to study whether the scorching temperatures last week were linked to global warming
Halving the amount of aerosols injected into the atmosphere could reduce global temperatures and temper side effects
New formulations deliver nourishment on demand