What cities, states and countries are most at risk from rising sea levels? What can they do to protect themselves?
A massive Antarctic ice shelf that covered an area about the size of New York City or Rome just collapsed into the ocean.
On March 25, thousands of young people around the world mobilized to demand government action to curb climate change.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is being felt far and wide, from risks to nuclear power plants to impacts on science experiments to fear of a nuclear war.
Researchers using a giant electromagnet suspended from a helicopter have created a detailed map of the hydrothermal system underneath Yellowstone National Park for the first time.
Reference Plastic-eating bacteria could have a massive impact on our environmental plastic problem.
Simultaneous heat waves have hit the Arctic and Antarctica, raising temperatures by more than 50 degrees in parts of both polar regions.
An analysis of rocks exposed to the dinosaur-killing asteroid event reveals that the impact released more sulfur, which led to more global cooling than previously realized.
The first people who migrated to the Americas from Asia may have had to take a circuitous coastal route, as direct passage overland may have been blocked by a massive wall of ice.
REFERENCE Equinoxes occur twice a year when the sun is directly above the equator, and herald the beginning of spring and autumn.
Giant "sinkholes" — one of which could devour an entire city block holding six-story buildings — are appearing along the Arctic seafloor.
A tsunami warning has been issued for Fukushima after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the east coast of Japan, according to Japanese government officials.
Antarctic sea-ice extent dropped to a record low in the satellite data in February, but it's likely due to natural variation.
reference Acid rain is any form of precipitation that contains acidic components, such as sulfuric or nitric acid. It affects nearly everything: plants, soil, trees, buildings and even statues.
A huge impact crater beneath the ice in Greenland dates back 58 million years, to when the Arctic was green and populated by hippo-like animals.
The central section of the San Andreas Fault usually moves by quietly creeping, but new research suggests it's hosted some serious earthquakes in history.
Renewable-energy storage can help humanity reduce its fossil fuel use and combat climate change. Here are some of the best and most promising methods for storing renewable energy.
The oldest known burning fire in the world was likely ignited by lightning at least 5,500 years ago in Australia.