Microplastics are everywhere. They've made their way into our food and water supply. There's no doubt we're ingesting them. Are they harmful?
But scientists see chance to control invasive species and study ecosystem disruption
By the mid-2030s, global temperatures will likely top 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels
Mussels and crabs are two of the creatures most likely to invade Antarctica in the next 10 years, a panel of scientists say. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Whether to allow fracking and the use of natural gas as a transition fuel emerged as a rare point of contention in last night’s debate
Electric vehicles, delivery drones and rules on when delivery trucks can operate are some solutions proposed in a new report
The large, intense fires have threatened more than 800 million animals in the state of New South Wales alone, according to one estimate
The annual FEMA summary is at odds with government research showing that warming is exacerbating natural disasters
Critics say a loophole in carbon accounting undermines the Paris Agreement to limit global warming
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Indonesia to Spain, including one from Brazil about the highest-voltage electric eel ever discovered.
The 2010s brought major climate science advances, but researchers still want to pin down estimates of Arctic melt and sea-level rise
A new federal report points to major potential losses in key fisheries and protective coral reefs
Such energy storage technology could help relieve congested transmission lines in places like Vermont
Tiger mosquitoes thrive in abandoned urban buildings
Research suggests people value gifts more when they have to unwrap them. But how do we avoid all the wasted paper? Christopher Intagliata reports.
Although more winter precipitation will fall as rain because of climate change, don't say goodbye to snow just yet
While the presidential contenders all acknowledge the severity of climate change, some avoided politically touchy policy questions
The fishes’ ability to swim and feed could be compromised
Fuel injection through Bunsen burner–inspired tubes could cut soot emissions
Charging more for electricity during peak hours could strain finances and negatively affect health for some disadvantaged populations