Icebergs aren't just a threat to unsinkable ships. Their ability to cause underwater landslides poses a danger to coastal cities.
For decades, researchers have proposed that climate change and human-caused environmental destruction led to demographic collapse on Easter Island. That's probably false, according to new research.
Trees store carbon dioxide, have a cooling effect in cities, and reduce flood risks.
The guilt-free air conditioning, called "cooling paper," is made from recyclable paper and doesn't use any electricity.
A new study mapped areas of the U.S. that are most likely to suffer natural disasters.
Climate change and artificial intelligence pose substantial — and possibly existential — problems for humanity to solve. Can we?
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
There were at least four major climate catastrophes that reshaped global religion. It could be happening again.
Seawater is raising salt levels in coastal woodlands along the entire Atlantic Coastal Plain, from Maine to Florida.
The uptick in Arctic lightning could cause more wildfires, potentially triggering a feedback loop that releases massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere.
Growing marijuana in large, climate controlled warehouses is good for production but has a massive carbon footprint.
Their success is based on us adopting a plant-based diet, too.
"Large-scale indiscriminate killing is a horror that is not just a feature of the modern and historic periods, but was also a significant process in pre-state societies," the researchers wrote.
A reversal in Earth's magnetic field 42,000 years ago triggered climate catastrophes and mass extinctions. Can the field flip again?
If more people decide to apply pressure through their choices, slowly but surely we would reach climate change herd immunity.
If we lose our pollinators, we'll soon lose everything else.
By 2050, there may be more plastic than fish in the sea.
Their goal is a digital model of the Earth that depicts climate change in all of its complexity.
In May 2018, the city of Paris set an ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
Surprising as it may seem, we are all very good at denial. Negation, however, is a different phenomena.
A warming Arctic Circle could be responsible for bursts of cold weather in the south.
The organisms were anchored to a boulder 900 meters beneath the ice, living a cold, dark existence miles away from the open ocean.
A new paper explores how noise from human activities pollutes the oceans, and what we can do to fix it.
I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned
There is no going "back to normal."
We look back at a year ravaged by a global pandemic, economic downturn, political turmoil and the ever-worsening climate crisis.
Can biomaterials help finally thrust perovskite solar cells to mainstream adoption?
In a joint briefing at the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, NASA and NOAA revealed 2020's scorching climate data.
A fairly old idea, but a really good one, is about to hit the store shelves.
Researchers from Harvard receive permission for a test that may help cool Earth and fight global warming.
Researchers from Norway discover that the Moon's tides influence the release of methane from the ocean floor.