The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend.
Seventy percent of the world's king penguin population could face threats to its habitat by the end of this century, according to a new scientific model. The researchers say the problem is that the animals'
Climate scientists on Wednesday suggested that they may be able to rule out some of the most dire scenarios of what would happen if greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere were to double. Unfortunately,
The level of carbon now in the atmosphere hasn’t been seen in 12 million years, a Harvard scientist said in Chicago Thursday, and this pollution is rapidly pushing the climate back to its state in the
An interactive map from Climate Central show just how bad things would be A new interactive map from nonprofit organization Climate Central gives an unsettling visualization of what New York City would
This year will go down in history for its extreme weather. Researchers have now definitively attributed three major extreme weather events to climate change. Transcript LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: If you're
The climate is warming and the water is rising. In his new book, Jeff Goodell argues that sea-level rise will reshape our world in ways we can only begin to imagine After the hurricane hit Miami in 2037,
Johannes Selbach's family has made wine in Germany's Mosel Valley for four centuries, and he spares little of the history on a tour of his vineyards. He has had three soil profiles extracted from the and
Data so far this year points to 2017 continuing a long-term trend of record breaking temperatures around the world, says World Meteorological Organization 2017 is set to be one of the hottest three years
Climate change is real, it's here and we're the cause of it, according to the USA's most comprehensive climate science report ever produced. With the planet the warmest it's been in the history of modern
Why one region of the US will survive climate change better than any other, according to urban planners
Somewhere that's warm but not too warm, free from hurricanes and flood-causing downpours, and close to a body of water yet far enough to avoid the threat of sea-level rise. Which places does that leave?
Warming has fueled one of the most powerful Atlantic storms to threaten the United States in recorded history. Fueling the Storm Warm oceans can intensify hurricanes, which scientists believe thrive when
If climate scientists around the world had less class, they would be bombarding the White House switchboard with “We told you so” messages right now. Presidents and members of Congress who could do something
One small change in your diet could mean less gas for everybody. There’s an old childhood ditty about eating beans that starts off “beans, beans, they’re good for your heart,” and ends with a snicker-inducing
Highly reflective clouds could be needed to prevent coral bleaching. Australia's Great Barrier Reef is dying due to changes in ocean temperature, and conventional attempts to save it (such as improving
Critics say public information film shows Shell ‘understood the threat was dire, potentially existential for civilisation, more than a quarter of a century ago’ • ‘Shell knew’: oil giant’s 1991 film warned
Despite political gridlock over global warming, the Pentagon is pushing ahead with plans to protect its assets from sea-level rise and other impacts. Here's how. 5 Minute Read Ten times a year, the Naval
Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year. Data from Nasa and the UK Met Office shows temperatures were about 0.07 degrees Celsius above the mark.
Stop global warming; do it for Rudolph Global warming has taken yet another thing from us: reindeer. The Christmas icons are shrinking because climate change has hurt their food access, researchers say,