Greenhouse gases could fall to levels not seen since WWII
April 3, 2020, 12:57 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
As the economy churns to a halt, so do emissions.
We're taking coronavirus seriously. What if we did that with climate change?
March 18, 2020, 12:55 p.m. by Starre Vartan
The similarities between these two existential threats are many; it's just the time scale that's different.
Half the world's beaches could be gone by the end of this century
March 3, 2020, 2:18 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
And with them, we'll lose vital protection from extreme weather events.
The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest is now protected
February 28, 2020, 4:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Alder Creek is home to hundreds of giant sequoias, from seedlings to millennia-old Methuselahs.
Earth just recorded its hottest January in history
February 14, 2020, 11:27 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
January 2020 was the planet's hottest January since record-keeping began, according to NOAA.
Why flying at lower or higher altitudes might reduce the climate impact of air travel
February 14, 2020, 11:24 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Only a small fraction of flights would need to adjust their altitudes to achieve the effect, new research suggests.
The water beneath the Antarctic's 'doomsday' glacier is uncomfortably warm
January 31, 2020, 2:25 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The fast-melting Thwaites Glacier won't be able to hold back a massive flood of ice water.
2019 was the second-hottest year on record, ending the hottest decade on Earth
January 16, 2020, 12:02 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
'You haven't seen anything yet,' scientists warn.
The oceans are warming so fast, it's like 5 atomic bombs exploding every second
January 15, 2020, 6:12 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The rate of warming is 'relentless,' and the hottest 5 years ever recorded were the last 5.
Climate change may have been the one thing Vikings truly feared
January 10, 2020, 1:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They may have etched those fears in a famous, 5-ton granite slab.