by Emily Atkin Posted on May 4, 2015
Around 4,200 years ago, a once-pristine lake on the African island of Mauritius transformed into a deadly swamp of poisonous algae and animal feces.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 22, 2015
Earth Day's 45th anniversary comes during an especially prominent year in the global effort to confront climate change. It features everything from Angry Birds to week-long lesson plans.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 14, 2015
"For the first time in human history it is possible to sail over the top of North America in a single season."
by Natasha Geiling Posted on April 13, 2015
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the largest contributor to climate change, even as the country moves away from coal.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 28, 2015
Setting a new all-time temperature record for an entire continent is an exceedingly rare event.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 25, 2015
The comparison is exactly backwards.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 13, 2015
"The 21st century projections make the megadroughts seem like quaint walks through the Garden of Eden."
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 7, 2015
The final rule was supposed to be released Thursday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 2, 2014
The statement signifies the direction the U.S. will take during its two-year leadership of the international Arctic Council starting in 2015.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 17, 2014
According to the International Energy Agency, at current emission rates, by 2040 the world will release all the carbon dioxide it can afford to if it wants to keep global warming to manageable levels.