By continuing to privilege economic growth over environmental and social sustainability, we are taking huge risks with our future.
March 5, 2021 • ~8 min
Groundwater was once thought to buffer streams from warming, but an inexpensive new technique shows streams fed by shallow groundwater may be just as susceptible as those without.
March 4, 2021 • ~6 min
Nearly 700 species of flightless mammal could be barred entry to cooler habitats due to national borders by 2070.
Feb. 15, 2021 • ~7 min
Cultures worldwide are awash with tales of great floods. What can they tell us about the reality of a wetter world?
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~7 min
Climate models are likely underestimating the true severity of future warming in urban areas.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~8 min
Large fish will find it particularly difficult to extract oxygen from warming oceans, researchers report.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~3 min
After a record 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020, it's time to overhaul US disaster policy – here's how
NOAA released its list of climate and weather disasters that cost the nation more than $1 billion each. Like many climate and weather events this past year, it shattered the record.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~11 min
MIT researchers develop novel EV emissions model to quantify importance of vehicle charging patterns and impact of ambient temperature on EV emissions levels.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Since 1979, the average number of snow days has fallen by about five per decade.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
New study suggests waters will become more turbulent as Arctic loses summertime ice.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min