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Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

  • Published: Aug 21st, 2019

Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off—have been increasing in cities across the country.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2018

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2017

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2017

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2017

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Heat Makes It Too Hot for Africa’s Wild Dogs to Hunt

Heat Makes It Too Hot for Africa’s Wild Dogs to Hunt

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2017

The wild dogs are well adapted to high temperatures but a warming world means pup survival is plummeting.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.