This year's ice cover remains far below the average of the last several decades
The growing connectedness of the world and the rising contribution of scientists and engineers from all continents have broadened the possibilities for human creativity
By producing electricity from the organic matter in wastewater, a new microbial battery may more than cover the costs of water purification. Sophie Bushwick reports.
Researchers are still struggling to project how fast, how high and how far the oceans will rise
No plankton = No life in the ocean
Take a graphical tour through the history of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the science that underlies it
Global warming's role was probably small in recent floods
Climate models indicate that 100,000 years ago, stormwater would have formed three large rivers running north through the Sahara. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The salvage master rushed the final procedure to beat rough seas, but months of work remain before the wreck can be refloated and towed away
Living near livestock farms and manure-treated fields are found to be associated with higher rates of antibiotic-resistant infection
Leaks are minimal during removal of fracking fluids but increase once gas is flowing
Beset by rising seas and fiercer storms, Virginia's mayors voice frustration with a state government still denying the problem of climate change
Lax federal regulations allow some workers to accumulate dangerous amounts of lead in their blood, but California is taking the first steps toward safer standards
Greenhouse gas emissions from the world's most polluting corporations continued to swell according to a new survey
Plus, why colony collapse disorder is not that big a deal anymore
Engineers are holding their breath for “the zero hour” when gravity will take over
Changes in the weather mean changes in ecosystems and a new report maps vulnerability. David Biello investigates
Study suggests drilling for these fossil fuels is helping melt the arctic
A new study finds they are not so much skeptics of climate change as they are about the rules that may come with them and how they might harm their business.
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