In 2019, a new study led by researchers at the University of Maryland’s Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center used satellite data to show that increasingly large seasonal pools of melt water might widen cracks in an Antarctic ice sheet and cause it to break up.
Scientists think that as many as a billion people around the world could be newly exposed to the diseases spread by mosquitoes within the next fifty years as global temperatures rise and mosquitoes thrive.
Research shows that health models and emissions models join up if people were to consume less meat worldwide, by cutting from their diet 2-3 portions of meat per week.
Entomologists found that potato leafhoppers, which are migratory pests, arrived in the fields an average of 10 days earlier in 2012 than they did in the early 1950s.
Blizzards and icy weather may seem out of place in a warming world, so how do we explain cold weather in the time of global warming?
An international team of scientists in Antarctica have discovered that there was a 30% increase in atmospheric nitrous oxide at the end of the last ice age.
In New York, the sea has risen a foot over the past century, and in Maine, a half foot. How can we explain that difference?
Some scientists have been proposing extreme tactics in the fight against rising global temperatures.
According to a new report from the United Nations, immediate solutions to global warming are needed to prevent the most serious effects of climate change.
Drummond’s rockcress may be uniquely adaptable to a warming planet.