NASA's SMAP satellite has sent back the first global look at soil moisture, a key drought indicator.
A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.
The U.S. is poised to take over the Arctic Council as major changes loom for the region.
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.
As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.
New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.
Carbon emissions from thawing permafrost won't be catastrophic, but they won't be negligible either.
New research looks at how global warming will affect individual glaciers in Western Canada.
NASA satellites show California's abysmal snowpack that's prompting drought and water concerns.
This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.
The Antarctic Peninsula, one of the fastest-warming spots on Earth, recorded a new record high.
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
2015's annual maximum of winter Arctic sea ice is the lowest in the satellite record.
Arctic sea ice has reached its annual winter peak, which was a record low for the satellite era.
Winter is when Arctic sea ice reaches its peak extent, but this year it could set a record seasonal low.
Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.
The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.
Sea ice is not just shrinking in the Arctic, it's also thinning, and potentially more rapidly than previously thought.
NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.