Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.
A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.
One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.
A new study says waning Arctic sea ice could lead to algae blooms that will trap extra heat from the sun.
Vast economic worth of world’s oceans is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishing.
Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.
A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.
Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most is ending up in the ocean.
The U.S. is poised to take over the Arctic Council as major changes loom for the region.
Researchers are fine-tuning a centuries-old concept that might be the future of quenching the world’s thirst.
Scientists investigate why sea ice is retreating faster than expected as cover falls to new low.
Two new studies show how drastically CO2 has affected Earth's climate in the distant past.
The warming hiatus and western U.S. drought both have roots in the Pacific according to recent research.
Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.
New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.
Should flood insurance subsidies be reformed to help communities abandon coastal settlements?
High-resolution climate models are coming and a first glimpse shows they're pretty spectacular.
Atlantic circulation changes are being linked to harsh winters, changes in sea levels and hurricanes.
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.