On Wednesday, a vicious winter storm hit the U.S. West Coast. By Friday, flooding, high winds and fallen trees caused huge travel disruptions and property damage.
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
A newly found seamount beneath the Pacific Ocean is about two-thirds of a mile high (1.1 kilometers), researchers said.
The rapid warming of the Atlantic Ocean is producing intense Pacific trade winds -- and a temporary hiatus in warming surface temperatures.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may be developing permanent features, such as trash islands.
While forecasters may be predicting a quiet hurricane season this year, there are still ample reasons to keep up our guard.
Since late 1990s, abnormally strong winds blowing across the Pacific may have trapped heat from the air in the ocean's waters. Continue reading →
Three generations of Russian scientists have been keeping track of the world's largest and deepest lake and they're finding some surprising climate change connections.