For Uganda’s vanishing glaciers, time is running out
The loss of the once-sprawling ice fields in the Rwenzori Mountains has profound implications for local communities, uniquely adapted species, and scientists studying the climate record.
1 in 3 Americans breathe unhealthy air, new report says
The American Lung Association finds that U.S. air quality is improving, but wildfires, drought, and inequality threaten progress.
Inside climate activists’ uneasy relationship with ‘net-zero’
How the logic of carbon neutrality got “lit on fire” by big polluters.
The future of US forests — a major carbon sink — is ‘highly uncertain’
A new study highlights the risks of using forest-based carbon offsets to cancel out greenhouse gas emissions.
Warming temperatures trigger earliest spring on record in parts of eastern US
Unseasonably early blooms can wreak havoc on allergies, disease vectors, and agriculture.
Melting Antarctic ice may strangle vital ocean currents
Models show that currents could slow by more than 40 percent within 30 years, with potentially devastating effects on the ocean's ability to store carbon.
Biden administration releases road map to scale up nuclear, hydrogen, and energy storage
The reports address key challenges and potential solutions for getting these clean energy technologies off the ground.
The tiny island nation of Vanuatu just scored a big climate win
It convinced the UN to urge the world's highest court to rule on whether polluting nations must address climate change
It’s not just oceans that are rising. Groundwater is, too.
As subterranean water inches higher, so do threats to air and water.
US renewable power surged ahead of coal for the first time last year
Experts say the trend still isn’t fast enough to stop the worst impacts of climate change.