Ozone-eating chemicals are also potent greenhouse gases, accounting for up to half of the Arctic’s temperature rise
Artist Shoshannah White views the endangered Arctic ice through a unique lens
Originally published in March 1965
By the mid-2030s, global temperatures will likely top 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels
As the climate changes and glaciers melt, a lesser-known threat lurks in alpine areas: glacial lake outburst floods. These events happen rapidly, releasing huge amounts of water with little or no warning...
The seismic rumblings of the Philippines’ second most active volcano hold clues to what it might do
Rising temperatures and increased deforestation increase the risks for CO2-emitting fires
Over the first leg of the trip, scientists say they are already learning how much humans have altered the polar region
Originally published in June 1869
The large, intense fires have threatened more than 800 million animals in the state of New South Wales alone, according to one estimate
The annual FEMA summary is at odds with government research showing that warming is exacerbating natural disasters
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Indonesia to Spain, including one from Brazil about the highest-voltage electric eel ever discovered.
What a difference a decade makes!
Research suggests people value gifts more when they have to unwrap them. But how do we avoid all the wasted paper? Christopher Intagliata reports.
Alpine harvestmen live where, long ago, glaciers stretched south
A photographer’s journey
The fishes’ ability to swim and feed could be compromised
While some hydropower facilities release almost no greenhouse gases, others can actually be worse than burning fossil fuels.
The bedrock below Thwaites and other glaciers is conducive to runaway melting that would dramatically raise sea levels
As the world scrambles to combat deforestation, experts warn our efforts could have far fewer benefits than we think