The state is opposing the Trump administration’s proposed changes over ozone pollution concerns
The ongoing racket may interfere with the larvae’s response to stress
Solar geoengineering would ease heat stress, but also block vital sunlight for plants
The remains of tiny phytoplankton hold more carbon than all plants and animals. Will it be released?
Building houses at the edge of the wilderness increases the danger of catastrophic blazes
Flora make up the majority of Earth’s biomass, followed by bacteria
Against prevailing science, the agency is suggesting a “safe” threshold for particulate pollution
Differences observed along the Cascadia Fault explain why certain areas see more rumbling
Longer wildfire seasons and development are driving up firefighting costs
The proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards have dealt those efforts another setback
The Trump administration argues higher fuel efficiency will keep older, unsafe cars on the road
The FEMA program will continue to be financially unviable until it uses the latest research to help fix its broken system
Coastal communities struggling to adapt to climate change are beginning to do what was once unthinkable: retreat
More than 2,500 scientists signed a letter saying that an expanded U.S.–Mexico border wall would threaten both biodiversity and scientific research. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The extreme weather has planners concerned about conditions during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed
Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier and more productive. Enthusiasts from all three groups met at Springer Nature’s Science and the Sustainable City Summit held July 11 in Singapore to figure out how, together, they can create long-term livability and viability.
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.
A study of human–mammal interaction across the globe found animals are more prone to take to the night around humans. Jason G. Goldman reports.
New study finds citylike air pollution levels in the nation’s parks