Global Warming Archive
21 July 2015, 01:35 AM ET
June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.
18 July 2015, 07:45 AM ET
Green globs of little critters in the ocean are responsible for half of the cloud droplets that cover the Southern Ocean during the summer – the link between the critters and clouds provides needed insight for predicting the effects of climate change.
16 July 2015, 08:58 AM ET
Surprisingly complicated cirrus clouds are seen by a satellite and by a scientific instrument aboard the ISS, matching data to a high-flying view.
13 July 2015, 02:57 PM ET
Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.
10 July 2015, 03:22 PM ET
Pollution and dust is shrinking the monsoon season, threatening the crops that feed millions.
09 July 2015, 02:01 PM ET
Bumblebees are disappearing from their more southern locations, but are not expanding northward.
09 July 2015, 11:09 AM ET
Climate change is making more southerly locales too hot for bumblebees to survive, but they are not spreading north as the climate warms. That could spell trouble for many crops, which require the pollinators to produce fruits and veggies.
08 July 2015, 01:54 PM ET
The temperatures for June are in and five Western states saw their warmest June ever.
02 July 2015, 10:56 PM ET
As temperatures warm, so do runways, with troubling results.
02 July 2015, 10:27 AM ET
New photographs of deep-sea creatures could hold the key to helping predict climate change.
23 June 2015, 04:39 PM ET
The climate may change for the better if nations continue to ramp up efforts.
18 June 2015, 03:50 PM ET
Pope Francis just released a long document on man's relationship to the Earth, but will his call for action on climate change have an impact?
16 June 2015, 03:23 AM ET
Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.
13 June 2015, 09:07 AM ET
Faced with a rapidly changing habitat, polar bears are adapting with a new entrée: For the first time, a polar bear was seen preying on a white-beaked dolphin carcass that had been trapped in the ice in Svalbard.
10 June 2015, 11:00 AM ET
Global warming isn't going to help crops — in fact, in most countries it will destroy them.
08 June 2015, 01:14 PM ET
Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.
04 June 2015, 02:52 PM ET
The global warming hiatus — a decade-plus slowdown in warming — could be chalked up to some buoys, a few extra years of data and a couple buckets of seawater.
04 June 2015, 11:53 AM ET
Control emissions, save the world.
28 May 2015, 07:05 AM ET
The jet stream off the East Coast of the United States controls an important climate pattern in the Atlantic Ocean.
27 May 2015, 10:58 AM ET
A heat wave scorching India may have killed thousands more people than has been reported, one expert says.
21 May 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Massive glaciers in the southern Antarctic Peninsula suddenly started to crumble and melt in 2009.
21 May 2015, 11:10 AM ET
In 2009, several glaciers in the southern Antarctic Peninsula began shrinking at a dramatically accelerated rate, losing as much as 13 feet (4 m) of ice each year, according to a study in the journal Science.
15 May 2015, 01:36 PM ET
A vast Antarctica ice shelf that partly collapsed in 2002 has only a few years left before it fully disappears.
12 May 2015, 07:02 PM ET
The remaining Larsen C ice shelf is melting from more than just toasty air. The Larsen C is also disappearing due to warming in the ocean.
11 May 2015, 03:56 PM ET
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
01 May 2015, 11:51 AM ET
Scientists are striving to learn from the latest volcanic eruption in Chile.
29 April 2015, 03:21 PM ET
An emerging body of research shows that greenhouse gases are billowing out of the state’s woodlands.
27 April 2015, 09:27 AM ET
As Pope Francis prepares a historic document to make environmental issues a priority for Catholics, a group of climate-change deniers is trying to convince the pontiff this week that global warming is nothing to worry about.
23 April 2015, 04:15 PM ET
Spring is here, but subtle shifts in timing are having not-so-subtle impacts on wildlife.
23 April 2015, 02:34 PM ET
A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.
22 April 2015, 07:45 AM ET
Earth Day is a time to celebrate and protect this pale blue dot we call home. But some of its crown jewels may not always be there. Here are 10 amazing places to visit before it's too late.
21 April 2015, 04:06 PM ET
Human activities greatly outstrip volcanoes as the world’s leading carbon dioxide producers, raising sea levels, drying forests and altering animal habitat. Watch ‘Secrets of the Universe’ on Hulu.
20 April 2015, 08:08 AM ET
A new set of 56 interactive maps estimates public opinion on climate change across the United States from the national to county level.
17 April 2015, 04:36 PM ET
The first three months of 2015 set new global heat records.
10 April 2015, 11:19 AM ET
New geologic evidence suggests the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the sea up to 15 million years ago, millions of years earlier than thought.
09 April 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Death by acid was the key killer in Earth's biggest mass extinction, some 251 million years ago.