An amazing 13-second NASA animation depicts how the globe has warmed during the period of 1950 to 2012.
Charles David Keeling's measurements provided the first significant evidence of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration in the atm…
CO2 in the atmosphere is likely to pass the symbolically important 400 ppm level for the first time in the next few days.
One of the larger infrastructure failures from Hurricane Sandy is less discussed or appreciated: sewage.
A warming Earth means more rapid changes in climatic zones, putting species at risk for extinction.
New report provides a state-by-state analysis of temperature trends since the first Earth Day in 1970.
No matter where in the world we go, this week’s stories spotlight the effects of a changing climate.
Trillions at risk as stock markets inflate value of fossil fuels that may remain buried forever, report warns.
Several climate scientists find the idea of identifying one direct cause for the 2012 drought problematic.
Climate change is responsible for more than half the changes detected in the world’s vegetation, researchers say.
Reducing emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, like methane and soot, can slow the rate of sea level rise.
New study examines how rate, amount of sea level rise can be reduced by cutting CO2 and short-lived pollutants.
Chinese scientists confirm that greenhouse gas emissions have sent the thermometer soaring in their country.
A new analysis shows warm summers in the Arctic are a sign of global warming, not just a natural fluctuation.
The 2012 Great Plains summer drought was more intense than the Dust Bowl and largely natural in origin, report finds.
The Northern Hemisphere is warming faster than the Southern Hemisphere, which may shift tropical rainfall.
Attempts to alter the atmosphere may have unpredictable effects such as triggering disaster in parts of Africa.
Thanks to the cool melt water around Antarctica, the total area of reflective Antarctic sea ice is stable, or growing.
Extreme precipitation events, such as heavy rainstorms that cause flooding, are likely to become even heavier.
Study shows low-level clouds over Greenland enhanced the unusually warm temperatures & melting last summer.