Young, thin sea ice melts faster, putting Arctic ecosystems in danger
U.S. has biggest footprint, both from foreign visitors and Americans traveling abroad
The InSight Mission will look at Mars's seismic activity and latent heat to find out more about how planets get made--and how humans might live there.
Without an alternative to the signature Obama climate policy, EPA is more vulnerable to legal challenges
Urbanization is on the rise; so is the urban heat island effect—a situation that is worsening with the decline of tree cover in U.S. metropolitan areas
Tomato plants detected snail slime in soil near them and mounted preemptive defenses, even though they were not directly touched.
U.N. meeting is aimed in part at strengthening countries’ commitments to climate action
Rates have tripled in 15 years, and some scientists suspect climate change is partly to blame
Weather conditions and a boost from global warming led to the stunning record low ice cover in winter 2018
Plan seeks to encourage carbon sequestration development and expand options for credits
In a study of children interacting with toy animals Native American kids and non-Native kids imagined the animals very differently.
How to incorporate solar and wind while keeping the electricity grid stable is a key question
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