The most influential calculation in US climate policy is way off, study finds
Carbon emissions cost society at least three times more than the government's official estimate.
The best-case scenario for Greenland ice melt just got worse
In a warming world, scientists keep needing to revise their projections.
Why drought looks different depending on your region
The Northeast's 'flash drought' is a reminder that dryness isn't just a U.S. West problem.
Study: Extinction threatens up to 16% of native US tree species
The United States recognizes eight trees as endangered or threatened. New research suggests that number should be over 100.
A new low-tech technique can take the ‘forever’ out of forever chemicals
The toxic pollutants, also known as PFAS, are everywhere on the planet.
Deer are threatening American forests. Is more hunting the solution?
It’s open season for a shift in wildlife management.
“The results will be dire”: Extreme heat to impact a quarter of US by midcentury
Some 107 million Americans will experience heat index temperatures above 125 degrees F by 2053, according to a new report.
Scientists unravel the origins of the Southwest’s monsoon
But just as their understanding of the phenomena becomes more clear, it’s starting to disappear.
The Arctic is heating up four times faster than the rest of the planet
That's much quicker than climate models predicted.
Even a small rise in temperatures could decimate North American forests
A new study warns that boreal forests are fast approaching a tipping point.