Every year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration releases an Arctic Report Card, detailing the state of the frozen world at the top of the globe. And each year, its findings grow more dire.
Greenland’s ice losses have septupled and are now in line with its highest sea-level scenario, scientists say
While a centimeter may not sound like much, that uptick is already affecting millions. “Around the planet, just 1 centimeter of sea-level rise brings another 6 million people into seasonal, annual floods,”
Temperatures in the Arctic region remained near record highs this year, according to a report issued on Tuesday, leading to low summer sea ice, cascading impacts on the regional food web and growing concerns
Perdue, Vilsack and leading agricultural groups gathered in a Maryland barn to talk about the farm-country issue that dare not speak its name. The meeting last June in a wood-beamed barn in Newburg, Md.,
Testosterone responds to social cues. If a coach gives you positive feedback, that can raise your testosterone level Katrina Karkazis, a senior research fellow at Yale University, is a cultural anthropologist
The world’s oceans are gasping for breath, a report issued Saturday at the annual global climate talks in Madrid has concluded. The report represents the combined efforts of 67 scientists from 17 countries
There are dozens of disciplines and subdisciplines within the broad ambit of climate science, studying everything from ancient geology to the spread of disease. But one discipline in particular is exposed
As the climate warms, birds are shrinking and their wingspans are growing, according to a new study. Researchers analysed 70,716 specimens from 52 North American migratory bird species collected over years.
The gene editing performed on Chinese twins to immunise them against HIV may have failed and created unintended mutations, scientists have said after the original research was made public for the first
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article omitted part of the name of a research organization in Germany. It is the Potsdam Institute for Climate
New denialism isn’t anti-science specifically – it’s a reactionary project, which seeks to uphold or re-assert the status- quo Tonight, Channel 4 will host the first ever election debate on the climate
(CNN) — The Earth is heading toward a "global tipping point" if the climate crisis continues on its current path, scientists have warned, as they called for urgent action to avoid "an existential threat
I interviewed 31 climate experts and found that talking about the climate crisis can have a powerful impact You will not be surprised to learn that the climate crisis is a big and complicated problem.
Here’s a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are more generous and altruistic than children from observant families. A series of experiments
We must get over the idea that genes determine – in all but a handful of cases, they simply create minuscule changes in the odds His nickname was “the Hexed”, and his curse left him childless – probably
There aren't many turkey burgers that inspire the same excitement as a traditional beef burger. While burgers are normally celebrated for being juicy and ever so satisfying, the turkey alternative has
US scientist dismisses Dawkins as a ‘journalist’ in a BBC television interview about pair’s differing views on natural selection The war of words between the biologists EO Wilson and Richard Dawkins has