The first so-called fairy circles – mysterious bald patches within grasslands – found outside Namibia popped up in Australia. Where did they come from?
An environmental watchdog group analyzed a decade worth of water data in Texas, finding that 65 communities have exceeded federal limits on arsenic. The state has reassured residents that the water is still safe to drink.
After getting bombarded by rains, California is on the road to recovery from drought, which is causing excitement and hope that water restrictions could soon be lifted.
The new technology can convert chemical energy to electrical energy without using the toxic and flammable chemical components of lithium-ion batteries or fuel cells, MIT engineers say.
Not only did February beat all the Februaries that came before, it now ascends the throne for hottest seasonally adjusted month on the books.
The Pearl River could swell to levels not seen since 1983. Many homeowners don't have flood insurance because they haven't needed it before. That seems to be changing.
Last year was the fourth consecutive year that carbon dioxide grew more than 2 ppm, NOAA scientists say.
Some 150 bison will be slaughtered over the next few days. Despite reservations, officials at Yellowstone National Park will likely have to kill hundreds of bison by winter's end.
US Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday that the population of Louisiana black bears has recovered enough for the animal to be taken off the list of threatened and endangered species.
The company's move is part of a broader divestment campaign led by environmental groups looking to move the global economy beyond fossil fuels.
Climate change could spell increased precipitation for both dry and wet climes alike, according to analysis of 60 years of weather observations in the wettest and driest regions of the globe.
Farmers in sub-Saharan Africa could soon see staple crops begin to fail as the climate changes. Taking steps to transform current practices now could avert a future food crisis.
Economists suggested that the world's top emissions producer may have achieved climate goals 16 years ahead of schedule, in a paper published Monday. China's climate change envoy begs to differ.