It's all happening way faster than anyone expected.
It's real. It's happening. It's accelerating. And it's our fault. Human activity — particularly the production of greenhouse gasses from fossil fuel emissions — is reshaping our planet, effecting rapid environmental change at a rate never seen before. Global temperature averages are creeping upward, seas are warming, rising and becoming more acidic, and extreme weather events such as droughts, wildfires, floods and powerful storms are more commonplace. Here's where you'll find the latest on the effects of climate change, and the measures that scientists, world leaders and innovators are taking to reduce our harmful impact on the planet and mitigate the damage already done.
Koalas need their own special "water bars," especially as human-made climate change increases heat waves and droughts Down Under.
The potential for the Ross ice shelf in Antarctica to collapse is determined by a newly discovered rock boundary running right down the middle of the ice.
A destructive tornado moved through the outskirts of Kansas City on Tuesday, injuring at least a dozen people and killing one.
Google Earth allows us to track our changing world. By providing powerful geomapping and tagging tools to everyone, anyone can explore and model the Earth like never before.
The Green New Deal is not enough; we need to set a specific target for carbon dioxide levels here on Earth.
Science popularizer Bill Nye told viewers of a popular late-night show that Earth is "on [expletive] fire" while lighting a globe with a blowtorch.
The second-largest emperor penguin colony in the world appears to be collapsing, after rough seas drowned all of its babies three winters in a row.
The boat, named the Tara, has given scientists an unprecedented, detailed map of viruses in the marine ecosystem.
Greenland's ice sheet has undergone a stunning reversal in the last 46 years, as a meticulous new study documents.