The planet hasn’t been warming as much as climate models predicted—and it could be that sulfur emissions from volcanoes are …
Athletes are getting ready for a warm, soggy Winter Games in Sochi. But thanks to global warming, that could soon be the norm for the Winter Olympics. by mid-century, close to half of the previous host cities could likely be too …
Scientists fear California’s long-ago era of mega-droughts could be back
Amid a polar winter in much of the U.S., a new report reinforces the long-term trend of global warming—and sets the stage for an even hotter 2014
The U.S. has seen more record cold days than record warm days this year. But globally, the climate is still changing—and it’s not getting cooler.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases the first chapter of its new report on global warming. The findings are clear, but the politics remain murky
Diseases like the potato blight have ruined harvests in the past — and still haunt farmers today. Research suggests climate change will spread those pests and pathogens
Using radar and radio, researchers uncovered a previously unknown canyon that runs down the middle of the frozen continent of Greenland. It could play a role in the dispersion of melting water from the ice sheet.
As we emit more carbon dioxide, the oceans will become more acidic. That will be bad for sealife—but it may also speed the rate of global warming
Cities like Shanghai and Seoul are enduring a brutal heat wave. But climate change will make this year’s summer feel like nothing in the decades to come