Popular Science articles about Earth & Climate
Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today's environmental conditions, according to researchers at The University of...
Droughts and heat waves are happening simultaneously with much greater frequency than in the past, according to research by climate experts at the University of California, Irvine. Their findings appear...
Each spring, powerful dust storms in the deserts of Mongolia and northern China send thick clouds of particles into the atmosphere. Eastward winds sweep these particles as far as the...
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North...
The solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel, University of Adelaide researchers have found.
Researchers from CSIRO and Imperial College London have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, and found the majority of...
Ancient rocks harbored microbial life deep below the seafloor, reports a team of scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Virginia Tech, and the University of Bremen. This new...
When a plant dies, its leaves and branches fall to the ground. Decomposition of soil organic matter is then mainly carried out by fungi and bacteria, which convert dead plant...
Management of boreal forests needs greater attention from international policy, argued forestry experts from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Natural Resources Canada, and the University of Helsinki...
China's carbon emissions have been substantially over estimated by international agencies for more than 10 years, according to research co-led by the University of East Anglia.
Climate News in Images
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- Fighting explosives pollution with plants
- Spatially corrected sea-level records for Pacific coast of North America indicate that uplift rates are overestimated
- How to curb emissions: Put a price on carbon
- Typhoon Kilo moving through northwestern Pacific Ocean
- Roman-era sarcophagus recovered in Israel
- Warming seas and melting ice sheets
- Australia Deploys Robots to Kill Reef-Eating Starfish
- Innovative visualisation technology to help strengthen climate change action
- Tropical Storm Kevin forms 500 miles off California
- Investments reflected shift in environmental views
- Pollution dispersion in cities improved by trees, research shows
- 'New era' in Iran science with end of sanctions: report
- Hints of compromise at climate talks
- Wildfires threaten Russia's unique Lake Baikal
- NASA to study Arctic climate change ecosystem impacts
- Confirmed: Airplane Piece Came from Missing Malaysian Flight
- Gunman kills 1, wounds 2 in shooting at Northern California college
- ESPN pulls Curt Schilling off air for rest of season
- Obama to visit Kotzebue, remote Alaskan town
- GPM sees Hurricane Jimena's eroding eyewall
- Denali's Digits: North America's Tallest Peak 'Shrinks' by 10 Feet
- Fingerprinting erosion
- Cotton and Fiber Symposium Announced
- Illinois officer killed by fleeing suspects was 30-year veteran, father of 4
- Pamela Anderson to address ecology, animal rights at Russian forum
- Podcast: Sleep and the common cold, science in Iran, and Earth’s trillions of trees
- Wife of Washington Redskins GM apologizes for tweets aimed at ESPN reporter
- The Role of Fresh Water Lakes and Reservoirs in the Global Carbon Cycle
Popular Climate news
- Caltech-led team looks in detail at the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal
- New digital seafloor map provides answers and more questions
- Population changes, priorities cause woodlands to increase
- Melting glaciers feed Antarctic food chain
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