The Environmental Defense Fund is working with researchers at Harvard University on the probe
With few coal plants left to shutter, transportation is the main hurdle to meeting emissions targets
Non-native milkweed species planted in the southern U.S. could harm monarch butterflies as temperatures rise. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Nonbinding resolution, opposed by U.S., is a key step toward mandatory regulations
Shifts from coal to natural gas have shrunk emissions from electrical plants
Researchers try to figure out why every 20 years a Pakistan glacier moves roughly 1,500 times faster.
Warm ocean waters are eating away at ice, but what’s driving that process is unclear
The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide
If hemisphere-spanning currents are slowing, greater flooding and extreme weather could be at hand
The finalists hope to transform carbon dioxide into cement, bioplastic and other useful materials
Lizards, snakes and turtles are concentrated in largely unprotected areas
Human meddling with the river is blamed for most of the rise in flood levels, but the role of climate remains unclear
Company scientists foresaw a storm like Sandy, as well as climate lawsuits
Linked to a warming ocean, ice retreat was more rapid than even at the end of the last Ice Age
Every two decades the Khurdopin glacier moves more than 1,000 times faster than usual
Agency’s statement relies heavily on auto industry talking points
The U.S. Northeast may be more geologically active than thought
Photosynthesis actually is an inefficient process, but a biological chemist is trying to crank it up.
And the melt of the massive ice sheet is only picking up speed
Some residents of California’s Balboa Island think such a plan is “insane”