Seven graphs, released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, clearly show how global temperature is rising, sea ice is shrinking, snow cover is dwindling, and more
What do changes to the temperature increase ranges mean?
The IPCC notes again that climate change is unequivocal so the question becomes what will be done to restrain its impacts
Infection rates of diseases like malaria, dengue fever and West Nile virus are likely to rise as a warming climate creates more mosquito-friendly habitats
A mud volcano is a likely possible explanation for a new mound because Gwadar's coastline already has several of the gurgling, steamy cones
The announcement institutes stringent mandatory restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions
Nature Video presents five short films on this summer's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which brought early-career chemists together with Nobel Prize-winners
Higher natural gas prices cause utilities to burn more polluting coal
2013 MacArthur picks include scientists taking on prosthetics, audio preservation and describing planets beyond our solar system
Some whales build up waxes, lipids and keratin into earplugs that tell researchers about a whale's lifetime exposure to pollution. Cynthia Graber reports
A machine off the coast of Japan will take a variety of measurements hoping to improve understanding of oceans, climate change and biodiversity
A mapping project based in Great Britain that challenges citizen scientists to map every tree in that country
Scientists are still working to better understand the sources of increasing levels of methane in the atmosphere
Cutting down on greenhouse gas pollution could deliver health benefits. David Biello reports
The impacts of air pollution on the lungs and the heart have been widely documented for decades. But until now, few researchers have paid attention to the gastrointestinal tract
EPA proposes the first ever standards for carbon dioxide emissions from power plants
Women in Northern California farm towns gave birth to smaller babies if they lived within three miles of strawberry fields and other crops treated with the pesticide methyl bromide, according to researchers...
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.