Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.
New fund would aid responses to floods, fires and storms. But a failure to address warming and greenhouse gas emissions undercuts the funding success, critics say.
Staving off the worst impacts of climate change means preventing global temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. But CO2 emissions are so high that we are slated to cross that line within a decade.
A United Nations report warns of imperiled glaciers at iconic World Heritage sites — but climate action could save most of them.
The rapid decline of the British-Irish Ice Sheet thousands of years ago may hold lessons for how melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica will influence sea-level rise in the future.
As the planet warms due to climate change, North American migratory birds are shrinking.
Nature's red flag is the eerie white glow of one of the ocean's most biologically rich ecosystems.
The planet has endured far more dramatic climate change in the past fueled by other forms of life. But rarely if ever has the change been so rapid.
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