The newly discovered aquifers contain an estimated 250 billion cubic liters of water and could change the lives of the people living in Turkana, one of the country's driest and poorest regions.
The massive storm that wrapped itself around the planet in 2010-2011 seems to have dredged up water ice from an invisible lower atmospheric layer, according to NASA researchers.
The road-side exterior wall of a hotel in one flood-prone London district is covered with a 21-foot-high vertical garden that acts as a "350-square-meter green sponge."
Sea anemones, which provide shelter for the clownfish and other fish species, are dealing with the same ecological threats as coral reefs as water temperatures continue to rise.
A system currently being tested on European flights uses a short-wave ultraviolet laser to detect air density fluctuations that could signal a pocket of turbulence ahead.
A first-of-its-kind study warns that just one massive greenhouse gas emission could be enough to devastate the global economy.
Although the agency refuses to confirm it, the CIA is helping to fund a study that will determine how and whether tinkering with the climate could impact national health, not to mention security.
Researchers speculate that the forest, located just off the coast of Alabama, was buried under sediment for over 50,000 years before being revealed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Scientists are warning that the area of oxygen-deprived water created as a result of agricultural runoff could grow to as much as 8,561 square miles this year, an area about the size of New Jersey.
A recent study indicates that parts of the western US have experienced a significant increase in the amounts of dust being blown around. Possible causes include drought and changes in land use.
New research suggests that the "green" part of "greenhouse effect" is really working. While having more plants may sound good, it's still not clear how or whether desert areas will be affected.
University of Florida researchers have developed a six-inch-long, lightweight vehicle that can fly over, under, and through a hurricane while sending information in real time.
A new paper outlines the problems involved in relocating communities that are losing their land to climate change, and warns that other coastal areas could find themselves in the same position.
Is extreme weather the new normal?
This according to the Norwegian Refugee Council's Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, which released statistics this week. Thanks to Superstorm Sandy, the US made the top-10 list of countries with the largest numbers of people displaced.