Rising temperatures and gene mutations have given apparently unflagging legs to the current cholera epidemic. But researchers are finding ways to fight back.
What used to be an unusually warm day isn't so abnormal anymore, according to newly updated national climate averages.
Scientists are concerned that climate change may force the Joshua tree, an icon of the Southwestern desert, to shift its range and decline in number.
New study finds that a trend towards more frequent Atlantic hurricanes since the 1940s may be largely due to better ways of detecting them.
Fueled by drought conditions, the 2011 wildfire season is off to an explosive start. Is this a preview of what's to come with global warming?
A new study finds unusually large losses of springtime snow cover in the West in recent years, raising concerns about water supplies.
New research suggests that warming waters in Chesapeake Bay are bringing earlier jellyfish blooms, making it tougher for fish to find food.
A new study shows that yellow starthistle, a highly invasive grassland weed, is likely to thrive in a world enriched by greenhouse gases.