New research indicates that the impact of climate change on biodiversity depends on how much human beings have already affected the environment.
The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE), the first project run by the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI), will set sail this evening from South Africa. The Akademik Treshnikov is a Russian research vessel that has been chartered ...
A new study published in Nature Climate Change analyzes the national climate targets needed to meet the 1.5 and 2°C goals according to five different equity principles, and how these compare with the current climate pledges.
The White House blocked new leases for oil and gas drilling in sections of the Arctic and Atlantic Tuesday, a high-stakes bid to forestall exploration and tie Donald Trump's hands.
Washington State University archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change.
US President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the US Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, publicly questions the existence of climate change. He, and presumably Trump himself, opposes President Barack Obama's ...
The first mapping of carbon recovery in Amazonian forests following emissions released by commercial logging activities has been published in the journal eLife.
If you're shivering from unusually teeth-rattling cold this holiday season, global warming is probably the last thing on your mind.
Two new studies in the Journal of Quaternary Science refute the hypothesis that one or more comets/bolides struck North America approximately 12,900 years ago triggering rapid climate change and the start of the Younger Dryas ...
Inequalities in China's household carbon footprints and incomes risk undermining the country's attempts to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA).