Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, known as the Doomsday Glacier for the role its melt could play in global sea level rise, is melting more slowly than previously estimated, new research finds. But the glacier is still in trouble.
What animal species will survive projected future droughts, rising temperatures and habitat loss?
Reference The effects of global warming will be far-reaching and often devastating, scientists have warned.
Earth's climate is warming dramatically, and the signs are all around us, from vanishing glaciers to zombie viruses awakening in melting permafrost.
Scientists are getting a better handle on how fast Greenland's ice is flowing out to sea. Old models that used Antarctica as a baseline were way off the mark.
Although models accurately predicted the evolution of the Arctic storm, scientists were surprised to see just how much sea ice thickness decreased in the storm's aftermath.
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.
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