Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.
A growing population has serious implications for food security, political stability − and climate change.
Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.
Over three hundred species, including the bald eagle and 10 U.S. state birds are at risk from climate change.
As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should we help?
Two projects showcase how big data can help understand and plan for climate change.
In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.
California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.
A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.
Study shows expanding farmland may be better for the climate than cutting down forests for new farmland.
A roundup of coverage on the most extensive and intense drought to hit the U.S. since at least 1956.
Coffee's low genetic diversity plus a shifting climate leads to more risks of infestation from pests & diseases.
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.
Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.
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.
A report chronicles how eating insects could cut greenhouse gas emissions. Here are 4 quick recipes.