For decades, researchers have proposed that climate change and human-caused environmental destruction led to demographic collapse on Easter Island. That's probably false, according to new research.
Trees store carbon dioxide, have a cooling effect in cities, and reduce flood risks.
The guilt-free air conditioning, called "cooling paper," is made from recyclable paper and doesn't use any electricity.
A new study mapped areas of the U.S. that are most likely to suffer natural disasters.
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
Seawater is raising salt levels in coastal woodlands along the entire Atlantic Coastal Plain, from Maine to Florida.
In paint form, the world's "whitest white" reflects so much light that surfaces become cooler than the surrounding air.
The uptick in Arctic lightning could cause more wildfires, potentially triggering a feedback loop that releases massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere.
Growing marijuana in large, climate controlled warehouses is good for production but has a massive carbon footprint.
Their success is based on us adopting a plant-based diet, too.
"Large-scale indiscriminate killing is a horror that is not just a feature of the modern and historic periods, but was also a significant process in pre-state societies," the researchers wrote.
A reversal in Earth's magnetic field 42,000 years ago triggered climate catastrophes and mass extinctions. Can the field flip again?
If more people decide to apply pressure through their choices, slowly but surely we would reach climate change herd immunity.
If we lose our pollinators, we'll soon lose everything else.
In May 2018, the city of Paris set an ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
Surprising as it may seem, we are all very good at denial. Negation, however, is a different phenomena.
A warming Arctic Circle could be responsible for bursts of cold weather in the south.
The organisms were anchored to a boulder 900 meters beneath the ice, living a cold, dark existence miles away from the open ocean.
A new paper explores how noise from human activities pollutes the oceans, and what we can do to fix it.
I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned
There is no going "back to normal."
Can biomaterials help finally thrust perovskite solar cells to mainstream adoption?
In a joint briefing at the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, NASA and NOAA revealed 2020's scorching climate data.
A fairly old idea, but a really good one, is about to hit the store shelves.
Researchers from Harvard receive permission for a test that may help cool Earth and fight global warming.