The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.
The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.
The Indian Ocean is home to most of the heat that oceans have trapped over the past decade.
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.
A project off Block Island could set the stage for other offshore wind projects along the East Coast.
Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.
The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.
In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.
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.