Greenhouse gases are atmospheric gases that absorb infrared radiation and trap heat in the atmosphere. Increases in emissions of these gases are leading to climate change and global warming.
An expedition to the French Alps is revealing the biology of "glacier blood" and how it is impacted by climate change.
A burning container ship dumped tons of plastic debris onto Sri Lanka's beaches, prompting a widespread environmental disaster.
Scientists now think they understand how gold can form veins thicker than a man's forearm: the clumping of gold nanoparticles.
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season has officially begun, and it's expected to bring a higher-than-average number of storms in the months ahead.
Satellite observations of different climate variables don't quite add up, suggesting these measurements might be missing something about the atmosphere.
Blame plate tectonics for Earth’s mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, and why its continents fit together like pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle.
Officials have returned stolen cactuses to Chile, after recovering the rare plants during two raids in Italy in 2020.
The Congo's Mount Nyiragongo erupted Saturday night (May 22), sending thousands of people fleeing across the border into Rwanda and filling the skies with orange-red smoke.
Researchers just sunk a drill 5 miles below the Pacific Ocean's surface to dig the deepest hole below the ocean in history.
NOAA has adjusted its count for an "average" hurricane season, but 2021 storm formation will still be above average.
America's first nuclear bomb test in 1945 created a rare 'quasicrystal' never seen on Earth before, scientists say.
Scientists will continue to closely monitor the iceberg, which could pose a risk to penguin breeding grounds on nearby islands.
Some of the world's strangest species can be found down under, from dolphin-tailed sea cows to mysterious marsupial moles.