The Royal Society's new report describes what is and isn't known about climate change.
How do we know when a region may be experiencing an early drought? Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to NASA scientist Molly Brown, who relies on sophist…
A new study suggests the conventional wisdom about mid-century cooling is at least partly wrong. But the study is hardly definitive.
Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.
YALE E360 - As climate scientists wrestle with the complexities of how the planet will react to rising greenhouse-gas levels, no variable is m…
New Study Detects Familiar Behavior in Distant Star; Scenes from an Antarctic Ice Core Drilling Project.
A new report discusses the irreversibility of climate change.
When it comes to climate science, why don't the experts' opinions matter?
ON EARTH - The author of Time's first cover story on global warming looks at climate coverage now.
Criticism of climate science is now coming from within, as well as outside, the mainstream climate community.
Wall Street Journal article shows flaws in point/counterpoint approach.
Why do we get less than 2 percent of our energy from wind?
Greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power are low by just about any measure.
Radioactive waste is an unavoidable by-product of nuclear power that requires safe storage.
Nuclear power results from radiation, which was discovered around 1900. It took several decades after that for scientists to understand how t…
Over 400 nuclear reactors are operating today in the world in 30 different countries.
Nuclear power emits much lower greenhouse gas emissions than electricity from coal but there is risk of a reactor accident, unresolved issues…
The energy released from the nucleus of an atom – nuclear energy – is harnessed today by heating water to make steam. The steam turns a tu…