From increasingly severe storms to collapsing coral reefs to the displacement of Syrian citizens, in this eBook we examine the effects of Earth’s changing climate on weather systems, ecosystems and human habitability and what this means for our future...
Isolated in a giant thermal vacuum chamber, NASA’s $8.6 billion next-generation observatory is riding out the worst of Hurricane Harvey
As hoped-for precipitation from El Niño falls short, Los Angeles resorts to a controversial method to reap water from the sky
What will a world that is a few degrees hotter look like? As negotiators gather in Paris, reporter Adam Levy investigates some of the effects that temperature changes will have on our planet...
World leaders will soon meet in Paris, tasked with stopping the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees. Nature Video investigates the basis of this limit, and how much carbon we can burn before we reach it...
Meterology is far from a guessing game, yet anything but simple
Marine life seems to create a reflective sunshade above the Southern Ocean
Recently the United Nations warned that the world could suffer a 40 percent shortfall in water by 2030 unless countries dramatically cut consumption.
The latest temperature readings from Antarctica are giving the world pause, along with the finding that 70 percent of the western Antarctic ice shelf has melted.
New strains of beans that beat the heat could do more than protect food security; they could even expand into new territories
Editor's Note: Welcome to ANITA, the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna! From October to December, Katie Mulrey is traveling with the ANITA collaboration to Antarctica to build and launch ANITA III, a scientific balloon that uses the entire continent of Antarctica for neutrino and cosmic ray detection...
Four simultaneous twisters rip apart a small town in a new apocalyptic movie. Plausible or preposterous?
Researchers are rethinking century-old observations as they witness the unexpected and peculiar perils that are emerging from thawing Arctic permafrost
Governments and farmers worldwide spend millions every year trying to control the weather. New science suggests they might be on to something
GOWANUS—The surge of sewer water, toxic sludge and “Brooklyn whitefish” (aka condoms) stopped one short block away from my house back on the long night of October 29, 2012...
The third U.S. climate assessment note global warming's disruptions have hit the country, with more severe weather and economic impacts
The probability of extreme winter floods appears to have increased by 25 percent compared with pre-industrial levels
More than 15 inches of rain in one day was aided by a warmer atmosphere that can hold more moisture
Intense flooding, and excessive dry spells, have arisen in the past 30 years, making farming harder than ever
The turning blades can actually help spark lightning strikes, potentially incapacitating wind turbines