Tornadoes will happen—and some towns, like Moore, may even be hit multiple times. But there are steps we can take to make …
The unusually powerful tornado that killed more than 30 people in Oklahoma naturally raises worries that climate change could be bringing stronger storms. But the science doesn’t yet support that.
As the climate warms, heat-related deaths are almost certain to increase in cities like New York—unless we take steps to adapt to global warming
Scientists knew that climate change would eventually impact fisheries, but new research indicates that warming water is already affecting the kinds of fish that end up on your dinner table
A new report suggests that fresh sources of oil in North America will loosen the global oil market. Will we stay addicted to oil—and will it keep us from fighting climate change?
Extinctions are already on the rise as a growing human population displaces animals and plants. But if global warming continues unchecked, our planet could get a whole lot lonelier
Human civilization didn’t exist the last time that carbon levels in the atmosphere were as high as they are now. As a new study shows, temperatures were much higher—and the Arctic was largely ice free.
Industrial pollution takes a major toll on human health in poor countries. Why we need to pay more attention to the biggest environmental problem out there
More than five years after it was first reported, colony-collapse disorder is still killing honeybees around the world. If scientists can’t pinpoint the cause, the economic and environmental damage could be immense
An energy revolution is changing America — for good and for ill. Michael Levi, author of the new book “The Power Surge,” talks about the economic and environmental debate over energy