Power imbalances facilitate environmental degradation—and the poor suffer the consequences
The far-right president-elect has proposed opening the rainforest to trade and withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement
Bottlenose dolphins simplify and raise the pitch of their whistles to be heard above underwater shipping noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The region has lagged on transitioning away from coal, but natural gas and renewables are gaining ground
A new report from the National Academics calls for concerted research into “negative emissions technologies”
Grants will focus on education around sea level rise, water quality, and air pollution
Suspicions humans are consuming tiny plastic particles have been confirmed, spurring future work into the possible health impacts
The geology governing “sequence” quakes suggests scientists could, in theory, forecast the follow-up quakes
The proposed changes would create costs savings for fossil fuel companies while increasing methane emissions
Five positions are open to lead centers aimed at studying regional climate change effects
A few very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe, including one from Mongolia on horse dentistry.
Palau, under threat from sea level rise, wants to have 70 percent renewable energy by 2050
A new IPCC report shows the impacts in the near future that can be avoided by limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius instead of 2 degrees C
Bees suddenly fell silent when the sun disappeared during last year's solar eclipse—perhaps because they were tricked into night mode. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Transportation is the largest, fastest-growing contributor to emissions in the country
Scientists are concerned the glacier is spawning icebergs more frequently than it used to
William Nordhaus shared the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis,” with Paul Romer, "for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis."
Too much focus is being put on how much carbon can still be emitted to achieve warming goals, experts say
Humanity has a limited window to avoid the more dire effects of climate change, according to a new climate report
Twice a year, thousands of pronghorn antelope and mule deer migrate through Wyoming, and newly built highway crossings are sparing the lives of animals—and motorists. Jason G. Goldman reports.