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...
Efforts to green buildings and encourage public transit could unintentionally price out low-income residents
The research narrows the range for how much Earth’s average temperature may rise if CO2 levels are doubled
The sword-tailed cricket can discern bats’ echolocation signals by only responding to calls of a certain volume—at which point it plummets out of their approach.
Journalist Bob Hirshon reports from the Taking Nature Black conference, reporter Shahla Farzan talks about tracking copperhead snakes, and nanoscientist Ondrej Krivanek discusses microscopes with subangstrom resolution...
The Clean Air Act would be a key avenue for pursuing more stringent emissions reductions
Meteorologists are using supercomputers and the latest data about climate phenomena to predict temperature and precipitation four weeks in the future
The aim is to reduce the carbon intensity of operations, but critics say the plan does not go far enough
The city was initially slow to change after the disaster killed 739 people, but is now a model for heat preparedness
Fifteen communities set records for the number of days with such floods last year
The torpedo-shaped ocean gliders can survive in stormy seas and can glean information satellites cannot
Those that eat insects, migrate or usually live in the woods are most likely to fly into buildings that feature a lot of glass.
Ancient trash heaps show the eastern coast’s original inhabitants managed oyster reefs for thousands of years
There is a 24 percent chance that global average temperature could surpass that mark in the next five years
Climate action today will take decades to manifest in global temperatures because of “climate inertia”