The stark climatic border in the U.S. separating the sultry east from the dry west is rapidly shifting—a change that could have a significant future impact
Research linking pollution to public health was instrumental in setting air quality standards
Agency argues that the nation’s forests compensate for carbon released from burning wood
Lawns mowed every two weeks hosted more bees than lawns mowed every three weeks. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Meltwater is fueling a feedback loop that lets warm seawater eat away at them from below
At least 30 percent of corals died off in 2016, and more extreme heat is likely in store
Growing recognition of climate change’s economic threat has not stymied fossil fuel investments
Animals that nest near the loud equipment show PTSD-like physiology and have more stunted offspring
In a contaminated Seattle river, what the mammals leave behind may be a good gauge of cleanup efforts
The Environmental Defense Fund is working with researchers at Harvard University on the probe
With few coal plants left to shutter, transportation is the main hurdle to meeting emissions targets
Non-native milkweed species planted in the southern U.S. could harm monarch butterflies as temperatures rise. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Nonbinding resolution, opposed by U.S., is a key step toward mandatory regulations
Shifts from coal to natural gas have shrunk emissions from electrical plants
Researchers try to figure out why every 20 years a Pakistan glacier moves roughly 1,500 times faster.
Warm ocean waters are eating away at ice, but what’s driving that process is unclear
The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide
If hemisphere-spanning currents are slowing, greater flooding and extreme weather could be at hand
The finalists hope to transform carbon dioxide into cement, bioplastic and other useful materials
Lizards, snakes and turtles are concentrated in largely unprotected areas