Communities will be able to tap into $500 million to mitigate against disasters by, for example, strengthening building codes
As these platforms are winnowed away, they imperil the continent’s glaciers and set the stage for further sea level rise
Current plans for drawing down carbon dioxide call for more trees, grasses and crop residues than Earth can spare
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s government, meanwhile, has worked to erode Indigenous protections and ownership
With rising seas threatening coastal communities, federal watchdog warns the government’s scattershot approach needs revising
The Karuk tribe and its allies are working to undo damage from a century of river development
The presidential candidate is getting advice from old guard Democrats, liberal activists and union favorites
An EPA proposal to weaken pollution controls could make the ongoing threat worse
An invasive plant expert explains what could happen if enigmatic seeds shipped from China are released
Rather than undergoing active chameleonlike color changes, glass frogs’ translucency allows light to bounce from their background and go through them—making their apparent color close to their setting...
Using less plastic in water meters and other building code changes could help prevent contamination
Sea ice loss could ultimately beat the record low season of 2012
Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.
The city aims to add more electric chargers and to convert its bus fleet to meet its emissions-reduction goals
More diversity is needed to reverse long-standing inequities in disaster response policies
The finding comes as the Trump administration has been rolling back clean air regulations
A major drop in public transit use coincides with concerns about reducing air pollution that can exacerbate lung conditions
Soap bubbles are sticky enough to carry a pollen payload and delicate enough to land on flowers without harm.
Researchers aim to short-circuit the decay process in organic waste to produce a potent, less carbon-intensive fuel
Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one about how a lizard population responded to hurricanes by developing larger and stickier toe pads on average...