Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.
New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.
Coffee's low genetic diversity plus a shifting climate leads to more risks of infestation from pests & diseases.
Tropical forests managed by local communities have the potential to sequester huge amounts of carbon.
Climate change could make the Great Lakes' harmful algae blooms more toxic and last longer.
Roadside shrubbery & grass soak up a lot of carbon; with better management it could soak up more.
Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.
The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.
As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.
Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.
The emerging field of downscaling helps people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.
Major report warns that loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline.
Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.
Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.
Some of the world’s most productive marine habitats are seriously at risk from CO2 and human-related changes.
A report chronicles how eating insects could cut greenhouse gas emissions. Here are 4 quick recipes.
A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists can make biofuel from wild-growing switchgrass.
Better grab your calamine lotion. More CO2 means bigger poison ivy plants.
The warm seas El Niño brings could wreak havoc on the world's corals, particularly in the Coral Triangle.
A decrease in winter fog has made driving safer, but is hurting California's $15 billion fruit & nut crop.