Scientists say new climate change report must focus on consensus
September 24, 2013, 10:39 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The United Nations rules require the IPCC to seek unanimous consensus, a fact that climate scientists want to see emphasized in the newest report.
North Pole 'lake' vanishes
August 1, 2013, 10:09 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The melting was part of an annual summer thaw, typical in size and timing for the season.
Warm and buttery: Greenland's ice flow speeding up
July 18, 2013, 10:52 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Meltwater from the ice sheet transports heat into the chilly interior ice, thus warming up the core.
Antarctica's ice melts from below
June 13, 2013, 2:30 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Scientists have gained insight into the cause of the global sea level rise with the discovery that warm ocean water is primarily melting the ice shelves.
NASA tracks greenhouse gases emitting from thawing permafrost
June 12, 2013, 10:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The mission aims to track the potential impact of methane and carbon dioxide emissions on climate change.
Bloomberg: NYC is prepping for warming world
June 12, 2013, 9:32 a.m.
Video: The projections paint an unsettling picture of New York's future: A city where by the 2050s, 800,000 people could be living in a flood zone that would cover a quarter of the land, and as many 90-degree days as is now normal for Birmingham, Ala.
Naked continent? See Antarctica without ice
June 5, 2013, 10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
NASA's new map combined radar, sound waves and electromagnetic instruments to peer beneath Antarctica's ice.
Melting glaciers responsible for one-third of sea-level rise
May 16, 2013, 2:20 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Antarctic glaciers lost the least ice overall because spots on the continent melting rapidly were offset by other regions gaining ice.
Was Darwin wrong about coral atolls?
May 14, 2013, 10:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
A new study shows that coral reef-building is more complex than Darwin thought.
Hurricane Sandy caused 11 billion gallons of sewage overflows
April 30, 2013, 12:56 p.m. by John Platt
A new report from Climate Central finds that most of the overflow was caused by coastal flooding, which was made worse by rising sea levels.
Want to slow sea level rise? Curb these 4 pollutants
April 15, 2013, 2:04 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Carbon dioxide remains the most significant threat, but slow government action has scientists looking at other culprits to combat.