Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects. Continue reading â†’
The new U.S.-China climate deal may be good politics for Presidents Obama and Xi. But what about the atmosphere?
Most Americans guessed wrong, when asked in 1992, how likely it was they'd live to be 75. Continue reading â†’
Diminishing supplies of groundwater threaten the world's food supply and political instability, according to a new study. Continue reading â†’
El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading â†’
Global warming poses immediate risks to U.S. national security, the Pentagon warned on Monday.
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
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