A new report from the American Meteorological Society shows that Earth’s atmosphere had the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 2017 than it's had in the past 800,000 years.
"Hothouse Earth" is basically a self-sustaining engine of warming and carbon. Ummm...
As a result of warming seas, at least 10 types of sharks currently found in warmer areas will likely be found in British waters in coming decades.
Health experts told Congress that we're woefully unprepared for the coming realities of climate change. Will we listen?
A new study of Los Angeles finds that as car emissions are being reduced household chemicals are taking their place as the main cause of air pollution.
Thousands of scientists from 184 countries have endorsed an open letter that outlines some of the Earth's most pressing environmental problems.
Ice finally met fire on last night's episode of Game of Thrones, and their first conversation proved a perfect case study in the distance between power and reality.
US scientists fearing for Earth's climate future begin testing solar geoengineering. The consequences may be terrifying — which is exactly why we need these small-scale experiments.
It often feels like the repercussions of climate change may not apply directly to you. But here's something that will hit home – a somber prediction for your coffee supply, and all those workers who farm it.
Rowan Jacobsen recently wrote an obituary for one of Earth’s natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. “The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away in 2016 after a long illness. It was 25 million years old,” he wrote in Outside. But publishing its obituary might be a bit premature.
If global temperatures rise by just four degrees celsius, the forecast is cloudy with a chance of obliteration.
In the second of our "year one in review" mixtapes, host Jason Gots curates the best moments thus far of Think Again - a Big Think Podcast, with excerpts from conversations with Henry Rollins, Kate Tempest, Sarah Jones, Mary-Louise Parker, and A.O. Scott