California dreamin'

California has a lot of kinks to work out on its ambitious new climate goal.

Just saying you'll cut a ton of emissions won't cut it.


Surprise! Creating barriers to the abortion pill actually just ends up hurting women.

The results are in on the effects of an Ohio Supreme Court ruling that limited access to medication abortion -- and they're not pretty.

You're krilling me

The American pika is disappearing — and you only care because it’s cute.

The American pika is endangered by climate change -- but so are way uglier species that you don't care about.

fracking protestors holding hands

Anti-fracking activists hit a roadblock in Colorado

The secretary of state says two initiatives to crack down on fracking didn't get enough signatures to make the ballot. Activists disagree.

Skeptic and denier
Straight talk

Climate skeptics and climate deniers are not the same thing, science says.

A new paper co-authored by Michael Mann helps us stop confusing them.

Wind turbines
It's lonely being no. 1

Iowa’s planning the largest wind project yet, but everything’s still bigger in Texas.

Iowa approved the

Joshua Tree National Park

Your favorite national park is about to get a lot hotter

By 2100, the climates of our parks may have shifted drastically.


Americans love genetically modified mosquitoes much more than other GMOs

Why do Americans embrace some GMOs but reject others?

The warmer it gets, the more it snows in Antarctica. Huh?

Counterintuitively, a warmer planet means more snow on the Southern Continent. And that's a good thing.