Temperature and rainfall during the summer strongly influences honey bee survival the following winter, researchers find.
Feb. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
Climate change in the Mojave Desert affects birds like the prairie falcon a lot more than cactus mice and other mammals, a new study shows.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~6 min
Scientists have resolved a key climate change mystery, the "Holocene temperature conundrum." They say their findings will challenge long-held views on the era's temperature history.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~4 min
Climate models are likely underestimating the true severity of future warming in urban areas.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~8 min
Pikas – small cousins of rabbits – live mainly in the mountainous US west. They've been called a climate change poster species, but they're more adaptable than many people think.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~8 min
"Understanding how some corals can survive prolonged heatwaves could provide an opportunity to mitigate the impact of marine heatwaves on coral reefs..."
Dec. 30, 2020 • ~5 min
This winter could be especially difficult because of COVID-19, but a researcher who's been studying the "Norwegian mindset" in colder months has a tip.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
A tropical fish evolved to endure rising temperatures – but it may not be fast enough to survive climate change
Species can evolve to tolerate higher temperatures – but there's a ceiling beyond which adaptation isn't possible.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
A phenomenon first detected in the solar wind may help solve a mystery about the sun: why the solar atmosphere is millions of degrees hotter than the surface.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~8 min
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was a record-breaker, and it's raising more concerns about climate change
There were so many tropical storms in 2020, forecasters exhausted the list of names and started using Greek letters. And that's only one reason 2020 was extreme.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min