In a new study, Stanford researchers report that intensifying precipitation contributed one-third of the financial costs of flooding in the United States over the past three decades, totaling almost $75 billion of the estimated $199 […]
WHICHEVER SIDE OF the subjective city-versus-rural debate you’re on, the objective laws of thermodynamics dictate that cities lose on at least one front: They tend to get insufferably hotter, more so than surrounding rural areas. That’s […]
Warming ocean temperatures are fueling increases in organic material and bacteria that suck up oxygen in these watery habitats.
As another severe tropical storm hits Mozambique, people still struggling to rebuild lives destroyed by 2019’s Cyclone Idai tell their stories The tree had stood in the square for nearly 100 years. It was planted […]
Focusing on a particular town devastated by a hurricane, flooding, or wildfire can sharpen our attention and turn generalizations about climate change into concrete instances we can both understand and feel. So, too, focusing on […]
“Deep Adaptation” made people confront the end of the world from climate change. Does it matter if it’s not correct?
Exclusive: Ocean temperatures to peak at about 1C above average in April, according to forecast, threatening marine life and coral Western Australia’s coastline is set for a marine heatwave in the early months of 2021, […]
In Bordeaux, France, rising temperatures are threatening the wine industry. French scientists are hard at work, trying to find varieties of grapes that will thrive in warm weather, yet still deliver a wine known and […]
Coastal nations are rightly worried about sea level rise, but in the countries around the Caspian Sea, over 100 million people are facing the opposite problem: an enormous drop in sea level. Technically, this sea […]