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.
Carbon offsets alone won’t make flying climate-friendly
Carbon dioxide emissions aren’t the only way aviation warms the planet. Exhaust contains a host of polluting particles, from soot to nitrogen oxides.
How climate change spurs megadroughts
The curious connection between the sky’s “thirstiness” and the dry spell devastating the western U.S.
In defense of darkness
Artificial light is polluting the night sky. What do we stand to lose?
200 million acres of forest cover have been lost since 1960
“Unprecedented” logging, mining, and agricultural expansion are razing forests faster than they can replenish, report finds.
Humidity, the mosquito, and me
Mosquitoes and I cherish the same thing when it comes to our ideal summer weather: mugginess.
How climate change is muting nature’s symphony
From warbling loons to chirping toads, rising temperatures threaten some of the Earth’s most iconic sounds.
Study: Tomatoes grown in lead-contaminated soil appear safe to eat
It's good news for tomato lovers, mixed for urban gardeners.
The search for the source of plastic pollution
Clean up efforts in the Pacific Northwest are directing their attention away from the end life of plastic to focus on the beginning.