News Projections

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

  • Published: May 5th, 2017

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

  • Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Climate change is rapidly pushing the Arctic into a new and less stable state.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2017

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.