Scientists are hoping for a new perspective on the long-standing mystery with a NASA satellite that will, for the first time, make carbon dioxide measurements globally from space.
Peatland covers tens of thousands of miles and contains peat 23 feet underground.
A trend in El Nino events might explain a recent slow down in rising global temperatures -- and that trend is about to shift toward sharper warming, say scientists. Continue reading →
See New York, Boston, San Francisco and other U.S. cities depicted as they would appear after 12 feet of sea-level rise.
A new map displays the effect of a 10-foot sea-level rise on U.S. coastal areas. Spoiler alert: Miami and Boston do not look good.
Climate change is already hitting the nation hard and will really clobber us down the road if we don't act now, the study says.
What do these terms really mean? And how did science and politics shape them? Continue reading →
The 2007 climate report was wrong about Himalayan glaciers: They will not disappear soon, says a 2014 report. But what do we know that we didn't know then?
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