Climate Change

Coastal cities are in serious jeopardy, new sea-level rise study shows.

As I wrote in a cover story last month, massive sheets of ice in Antarctica essentially hold humanity hostage, placing hundreds of millions of people …

Climate

How Greenland would look without its ice sheet

<b>Scientists have produced a stunning visualisation of Greenland – without its ice cover.</b><p>It is made from decades of survey data that show the position and shape of the territory’s bedrock, and the surrounding seafloor.<p>This is critical information needed to understand how the huge island might respond …

Global Warming

Global warming made Hurricane Harvey deadly rains three times more likely, research shows

The unprecedented downpour and severe flooding was also 15% more intense due to climate change, which is making weather more violent around the world<p>Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented deluge, which caused catastrophic flooding in Houston in August, was made three times more likely by climate change, …

Climate

Scientists Are Linking This Extreme Weather to Man-Made Warming

Some of last year’s crazy weather -- including extreme heat around the world to unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea -- can be blamed on man-made …

Climate

It's official: 2016's Great Barrier Reef bleaching was unlike anything that went before

It is no longer news that the Great Barrier Reef has suffered extreme bleaching.<p>In early 2016, we heard that the reef had suffered the worst …

Oceans

Researchers capture oldest ice core ever drilled outside the polar regions

This short film provides an overview of the autumn 2015 expedition to the Guliya Glacier in<br>Tibet to drill ice cores which could yield some of the …

Climate

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

<i>Research Report by Climate Central</i><p>Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping …

Climate

Extreme Storms to Multiply, Intensify Across U.S., New Simulations Suggest

By Tim Radford<p>For the U.S., harder rain is on the way: America's summer thunderstorms are about to get stormier. Later this century, the notorious …

Climate

10,000 Kilometers of Fiber-Optic Cable Show China's Interest in Warming Arctic

Talks with Finland to build a telecommunications cable on the polar seabed could give China a new entry point to shaping the development of the …

China

Global Warming Played a Big Role in Hurricane Harvey's Record Rainfall

(NEW ORLEANS) — Global warming’s fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year, confirming what scientists …

Climate

The US is penny wise and pound foolish on the climate

As America is battered by climate-intensified weather disasters, Republican politicians are trying to slash climate research funding<p>The United States is great in many respects. But we certainly aren’t perfect; we’ve made some pretty silly choices. One of the dumb choices politicians in the United …

Environment

Talking about Climate Change in Trump Country

In Minnesota, "Rural Climate Dialogues" get people acros the political spectrum to discuss global warming<p>FOR 47 YEARS, HARVEY KRAGE LIVED IN a white …

Climate

A New Normal

The vast ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica may seem impenetrable and forever cold; however, according to alarming statistics detailed in the US …

Global Warming

Rising Arctic temperatures are breaking records, altering U.S. weather, even confusing computers

The newly released 2017 Arctic Report Card found that ice is disappearing from the Arctic at an alarming rate that exceeds even climate science's …

Climate

A Geoengineered Future Is Downright Scary - The Crux

By Nathaniel Scharping | December 13, 2017 2:06 pm<p><i>(Credit: kazuend/Unsplash)</i><p>Climate change seems inevitable. Between the still-accelerating pace of …

Environment

Cutting Carbon Emissions Could Seriously Change the Course of Sea Level Rise

There are many good reasons to cut carbon pollution now, but perhaps none is more important than slowing sea level rise. A new study unveiled at the …

Climate

Unstable Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Raise Sea Levels Dramatically With Global Warming

As Earth’s climate changes, several scientists across the world debate the possible changes that could arise from the significant warming of our home …

Global Warming

Icy Images: Antarctica Will Amaze You in Incredible Aerial Views

Photo Credit: Mario Tama/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 35<p>Earth's chilly bottom<p>The chilly bottom of planet Earth, the southernmost continent and a place that boasts …

Science

Wavy jet stream is driving the country’s widely varied temp pattern; the East is shivering while the West and Alaska bask in unseasonable December warmth

Climate

Could it snow in Greater Manchester tomorrow?

Forecasters have said there is a chance snow could return to Greater Manchester on Thursday.<p>Conditions became milder on Wednesday and ice patches …

Weather

Study: Loss of water in drought caused California’s Sierra Nevada to rise almost an inch

LOS ANGELES — A new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during drought caused California’s Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch (24 millimeters) …

Drought

China, France to promote multilateral global climate governance

Special Envoy of President Xi Jinping and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai told French President Emmanuel Macron that China will firmly carry out its …

News (China)

Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease's death toll.<p>Global death rates from seasonal influenza are likely between 291,000 and 646,000 people each …

Public Health

Climate Change Activists Burn 30,000 Tons Of CO2 Flying To Global Warming Conference, Scientist Claims

A NASA scientist suggests that his colleagues in the climate change orbit, as it were, should consider reducing their own carbon footprint, …

Climate

Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'

<b>Scientists have weighed the water that fell on Texas during the record-breaking Hurricane Harvey in August.</b><p>They calculate, by measuring how much the Earth was compressed, that the Category 4 storm dropped 127 billion tonnes, or 34 trillion gallons.<p>"One person asked me how many stadia is that. It's …

Climate

Nature

COMMENT<p>Five priorities for weather and climate research<p>Adapt to how data are made and used, urge Øystein Hov and colleagues.<p>Øystein Hov,<p>Øystein Hov …

Climate

Penguin hunts and amputations: Antarctic account published in English

Book by Argentine who spent four winters on the South Orkney Islands in the 1920s tells of perils, boredom and ‘infinite solitude’ he faced with companions<p>An account of four winters spent almost a century ago on the South Orkney Islands, a frozen, uninhabited archipelago north-east of Antarctica, …

Climate

Africa: Agroforestry Should Play a Bigger Role in Tackling Climate Change

(File photo).<p>Never has it been so pressing to address climate change. So let's hurry to embrace a proven part of the solution. The radical (but not …

Agriculture

Not just heat: even our spring frosts can bear the fingerprint of climate change

In recent years, scientists have successfully identified the human fingerprint on hot years, heatwaves, and a range of other temperature extremes …

Climate

Why Elon Musk Agrees with Trump's Space Policy

Elon Musk and President Trump have had a complex relationship, with Musk serving on the President’s advisory councils until having to resign over the …

Elon Musk