Global Warming Archive
17 August 2015, 06:58 PM ET
For many parts of California, an end to the cycle of drought may just be wishful thinking.
17 August 2015, 11:01 AM ET
The glaciers in the Tian Shan mountains in the heart of Asia have lost more than a quarter of their total mass over the past 50 years, a rate of loss about four times greater than the global average during that time, researchers said.
14 August 2015, 08:47 AM ET
The dead bodies of plankton cover a surprising amount of the ocean floor, according to the first digital map of global seafloor composition.
14 August 2015, 01:02 AM ET
This year's El Niño looks to rank among the strongest on record, with potential U.S. weather impacts.
10 August 2015, 01:42 PM ET
Beijing has seen explosive growth in recent years, with the physical size of the city quadrupling in just a decade, a new study reveals.
10 August 2015, 12:30 PM ET
Some butterfly species could disappear from southern Britain in the next 35 years if climate change and habitat loss continue, according to new research.
10 August 2015, 11:59 AM ET
Photos of butterflies that will likely go extinct by 2050 in southern Britain if their habitats aren't preserved and droughts worsen.
07 August 2015, 06:00 AM ET
By shifting to carbon-free energy, including nuclear and carbon capture options, runaway CO2 emissions can be quenched, even in developing nations.
06 August 2015, 03:34 PM ET
Jon Stewart's final episode as host of "The Daily Show" airs tonight, August 6, after 16 years on-air. Here are 7 times he got the science right.
31 July 2015, 06:17 PM ET
New photos taken from space show the significant snow loss this year atop Mount Baker, in Washington state.
28 July 2015, 11:21 AM ET
Polar bears are known to be excellent swimmers, but new research suggests that they are also superb divers.
23 July 2015, 06:27 PM ET
The mighty megafauna of the last ice age, including the wooly mammoths, short faced bears and cave lions, largely went extinct because of rapid climate-warming events, a new study finds.
22 July 2015, 07:31 AM ET
Puddles make water easier to spot and wipe up, but the traditional laws of physics say water should spread indefinitely. So why doesn't it?
21 July 2015, 01:42 PM ET
NASA's former climate chief finds the world's current climate goal may not prevent catastrophic losses from rising seas, ocean temperatures and changes in weather. But the extreme nature of his projections has some scientists questioning the study.
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.