Researchers say Alaska's inland glaciers account for 95 percent of glacial mass loss due to climate-driven melting.
Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.
The Smoky Mountains and a stormy night sky were among the images NOAA singled out as the best.
Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100 says new study.
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.
Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.
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.