Emmy and Peabody Award–winning science writer, producer and director Ann Druyan talks about Cosmos: Possible Worlds, the next installment of the Cosmos series.
As the region warms, ignorance about creatures ranging from plankton to whales leaves them vulnerable to human activities
Such an extreme fire season is at least 30 percent more likely because of global warming, a new analysis finds
Studies on very old vegetation in the Amazon basin show active management hundreds of years ago on species such as Brazil nut and cocoa trees.
The shift, which may be linked to climate change, can affect sea levels and the distribution of heat and nutrients
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While the changes are not yet permanent, they provide a glimpse into a possible future
Increasing or decreasing the altitude of aircraft by a few thousand feet to avoid thin layers of humidity could make a major reduction to contrails’ contribution to climate change...
A new view of the frozen continent could improve predictions for sea-level rise
There’s a portal to the center of the earth in the wreckage of an abandoned project site in Murmansk, Russia. What’s it for? And why is the Internet Googling “Kola Superdeep Borehole screams?”...
Ice cores from a Tibetan glacier reveal the first deposits of industrial revolution pollution, starting in layers dated to about 1780.
Even if the V-day leaves you meh, the geology of gemstones is still pretty great
Developing economies continue to build coal power plants, and growth in oil and gas has been persistent
Climate change may in part be spurring the acceleration, which could change how heat and nutrients are pushed around the oceans
The vast region may stay wet—or dry up and burn—depending on whether indigenous people want to continue to work the land
In the next two decades, sea-level rise, storm surge and winds will chew away at Florida’s $1-trillion economy, a new report warns
Oh, right, Volcano Awareness Month happened while all those exciting earthquakes had us distracted!
Journalist and author Peter Brannen talks about his book The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions ...
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