The dry season is turning the pest creatures into dangerous competitors for limited water supplies.
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September tied the record for the warmest average global temperatures during that month, according to a new NOAA report.
A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change addresses how climate change threatens Earth's oceans and frozen places.
Students around the world are walking out of schools on Friday (Sept. 20) in a global strike for climate action.
Scientists are still trying to understand how the cycle of ice ages works, especially because human-caused climate change may have permanently broken the cycle.
Beneath the Arctic lie billions of barrels of oil. But as the international energy race intensifies, we wonder, how did all that oil get there in the first place?
Following the hottest June ever recorded, July 2019 may have been the single warmest month in history.
The worst day of melting was July 31, when 11 billion tons of melted ice disappeared into the ocean.
A new study shows that the ice at the bottoms of submerged glaciers could be melting 100 times faster than anyone thought.
From the 800s to the 1400s, about a dozen megadroughts struck the American Southwest, and all lasted longer than a decade.
The global climate is changing more now than at any point in the plast 2,000 years. The Little Ice Age and the Medieval Warm Period were nothing like this.
Wildfires burning large swaths of Russia are generating so much smoke, they're visible from space, new images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal.
"We know what's happening and what needs to be done," the haunting letter to the future reads. "Only you know if we did it."
More than 80% of California's iconic Joshua trees are likely to die at the hands of drought and fire over the next 50 years — but there's still time to save them from extinction.
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