The overwhelming scientific consensus is that gases produced by human activity are affecting the global climate. But even if you don't believe the current warming of the global climate is caused by humans, it's only common ...
New findings suggest battling climate change could be a challenge, urge the global community to transform its energy system or face grim consequences.
There was a time when science was seen as a body secure knowledge, given credibility by the scientific method and peer review.
Sturdier protection is vital to defend coastal areas from the expected sea level rise associated with global warming. But nature's protection also needs to be part of the equation.
Until recently it was impossible to carry out large-scale measurements of photochemical activity in the tropical rainforest and therefore draw conclusions on the subject. A chance success – a measurement by a satellite ...
Structure analysis of the trypanosomal protein Cathepsin B is among the scientific breakthroughs of 2012.
A court will deliver a verdict Monday in the trial of six Italian scientists and a government official charged with manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake in 2009.
For most of us it's just dirt, but for ecologists soil is the key to meeting some of the most daunting challenges facing our planet.
For anyone who's ever been tired of listening to someone drone on and on and on, two Japanese researchers have the answer.
(PhysOrg.com) -- During the Maunder Minimum, a period of diminished solar activity between 1645 and 1715, sunspots were rare on the face of the sun, sometimes disappearing entirely for months to years. At the same time, Earth ...