In a comment in this week's science journal Nature, an international group of researchers from nine countries call for a grand challenges strategy to set global priorities for developing renewable energy.
Earth is on track to sail past the two degree Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) threshold for dangerous global warming by 2050, seven of the world's top climate scientists warned Thursday.
More than 50 researchers from 30 countries are to carry out the first scientific full circumnavigation of Antarctica in an attempt to measure pollution and climate change, with the official launch held on Monday.
Humans have more than doubled the amount of reactive nitrogen in the environment since the Industrial Revolution, with adverse consequences that include air and water pollution, biodiversity loss, ozone depletion, water acidification ...
Two Illinois Institute of Technology scientists have invented a fully containerized aquaponics farm that will use local food waste as the energy source instead of electricity, providing grid independence, lower cost than ...
2016 continues to be a momentous year for Australia's climate, on track to be the new hottest year on record.
It is widely known that black carbon, or soot, aerosol particles emitted from South Asia are spread across the northern Indian Ocean during the winter monsoon season.
Australian scientists have good news for frog conservation ─ there may be longer than expected time to intervene before climate change causes extinction of some species.
Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.
A shortage of data on the weather in Antarctica is hampering efforts to understand climate change in the region, according to new research.