New discoveries about reefs, pinniped evolution, and climate change.
A recession may be a cruel remedy for environmental degradation. But some experts say the earth welcomes the breathing room.
Agency’s move lays the foundation for expanding US regulation of thousands of companies.
Thriving forest pests and melting glaciers may make parks a warning system for climate change effects.
Competition for resources, ‘climate migrants,’ failed states are among top concerns.
‘Organic no-till’ combines best of two methods and sequesters most carbon. But can it work consistently?
Rising sea levels and extreme storms could displace 480,000 people and damage businesses and airports, a new study says.
Until recently, its vast forests vacuumed up carbon dioxide. Now that process has been thrown in reverse.
EarthTalk: Scientists study ways to pull greenhouse gases out of our atmosphere, but the idea is controversial.
EarthTalk: The answer lies in the difference between ‘climate’ and ‘weather.’
The region that produces 95 percent of the country’s wheat is facing its worst drought in 50 years.
EarthTalk: If you said ‘volcanoes,’ guess again. Here’s why.
Dissolved in water and pumped underground, CO2 becomes limestone.
One possibility: Industrial emitters of CO2 partner with landowners to plant forests.
By tracking specific origins of moisture, scientists can better predict regional rain and snowfall.
Scientists see a trend in longer dry spells and winter snowpacks melting earlier than in the past.
Shrinking glaciers mean longer hikes to water flocks
Accomplished and outspoken, they’re likely to tackle climate change head-on.
Acidification caused by carbon emissions could bring some oceans to a tipping point.