The marathon effort to forge a world pact on climate change now hinges on what happens outside the UN arena in the coming months, analysts said after another faltering negotiation round.
A multi-disciplinary team is closely monitoring the Kimberley's coastal and estuarine environment to better understand how present levels of organic nitrogen and carbon play a role in sustaining marine productivity.
As changing climate reshapes the geographic range of thousands of bird species in the coming decades, ecosystems across wide swaths of the planet may be compromised, a new study warns.
In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on health impacts of climate change, scientists say that we shouldn't expect substantial reduction in winter deaths as a result of global warming. This new research is published ...
A fascinating new academic study suggests that peoples' political orientation affects their perceptions and knowledge regarding basic facts about the North and South Poles.
For several days at a time each week, Lawrence Berkeley lab scientist Kolby Jardine rambles along slippery, oft-muddy roads for miles into the heart of the Central Amazon, braving jaguars and snakes to study more than 500 ...
Adrian Marchetti and his team of oceanographers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified —for the first time—that a protein called proteorhodopsin could allow a major group of phytoplankton to ...
The International Energy Agency on Monday warned temperatures could jump by as much as 4.3 degrees Celsius by the end of the century and urged countries to improve their pledges on reducing emissions.
From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State University researcher in a new study.
Their national governments hamstrung by domestic politics, stretched budgets and diplomatic inertia, many cities and provinces have taken a leading role—driven by necessity—in efforts to arrest galloping global warming.