Iceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the subarctic island risk the same fate. As the world recently marked the July
(CNN) — The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, nearby
In a historic move for the east African nation, Ethiopia has this week announced a tree-planting initiative, via UN Environment, to outdo virtually any other country in the world. Based initially at the
The chemical signature of methane released from fracking is found in the atmosphere, pointing to shale gas operations as the culprit. Scientists have measured big increases in the amount of methane, the
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Risks of ‘domino effect’ of tipping points greater than thought, study says Scientists warn policymakers not to ignore links, and stress that ‘every action counts’ Policymakers have severely underestimated
Bees, butterflies, and other insects are under attack by the very plants they feed on as U.S. agriculture continues to use chemicals known to kill. America’s agricultural landscape is now 48 times more
BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice
These politically motivated data deletions come at a time when the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average As an Arctic researcher, I’m used to gaps in data. Just over 1% of US Arctic waters
Joseph G. Allen is assistant professor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and faculty adviser to the Harvard Healthy Building Materials Academy. Here’s a question: Do you think that a chemical
To make the biggest impact on environmental sustainability and social justice, wealthy funders need to take a step back and let movement leaders—who have been working on these issues for years—take the
(CNN) — The British research submarine Boaty McBoatface has made an impressive debut in the scientific arena, discovering a significant link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures on its outing.
The steady rise in global surface temperatures is largely attributed to human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. With rising temperatures, the world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising.
Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than
A harrowing scenario analysis of how human civilization might collapse in coming decades due to climate change has been endorsed by a former Australian defense chief and senior royal navy commander. The