Tensions are rising as Jair Bolsonaro’s administration questions the work of government scientists and institutes debilitating cuts to research funding
Actions that seem provocative may actually be beneficial
Hopefuls for the Presidential nomination argued over the scope of U.S. efforts to curb global warming
As ice retreats, countries are expanding military seaports, exploiting shipping lanes and exploring for oil and gas
Babies as young as a year and a half want leaders to fix situations in which they see someone else being treated unfairly.
Candidates argued over various policy proposals, such as a carbon tax and the Green New Deal
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Guatemala to Australia, including one about the first recorded tornado in Nepal.
Major changes to electricity systems, transportation and other sectors are needed to meet ambitious greenhouse gas targets
A new bill promises millions of dollars for lifesaving studies, and scientists should use it wisely
Despite an impartial selection process, the space agency’s plans for robotic interplanetary missions lead to biases in our knowledge of the solar system
Northeastern states need the power source to meet renewable energy targets
Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope was supposed to start on July 15
More than two million square kilometers are being carved up, leaving little for the rest of the world
The five coastal countries will have to rectify their science and their politics
Ignoring the connections between climate and security poses risks for the U.S.
Climate-related disasters are happening more frequently and affecting a broad cross-section of the economy
Seema Yasmin, director of research and education at the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, talks about her book The Impatient Dr. Lange: One Man’s Fight to End the Global HIV Epidemic...
Minerals used in electronics are found on the seafloor, but disturbing them could release carbon
The Thirty Meter Telescope project has faced years of legal challenges over planned Mauna Kea site