As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should we help?
The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.
Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.
Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.
As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.
In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.
California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.
While warming is expected to reduce average snowfalls, it may have less of an impact on extreme snowfalls.
Anyone can contribute to a growing database of photos that show the state of drought across the U.S.
Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.
Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.
An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.
The week that was features the latest on urban heats islands, Miami's sea level woes and more.
Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.
Oregon coal terminal permit denial points to uncertainty about how coal exports greenhouse gas emissions.
Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.
There's a lot scientists don't know about how bike sharing programs encourage less driving.
A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.