One seismologists's crusade to prepare our cities for the next Big One.
It was an extreme year.
Don't stress about what kind you buy—stress about what you do about it after the holidays.
Five things we should remember from this season's destruction.
Despite mostly positive changes, a scientific assessment of the Montreal Protocol shows how we still need to do better.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
A wire photographer gets ready to cover Florence.
Rivers flood regularly during hurricanes, but get less attention than coastlines
This is not a storm to take lightly.
It's still too soon to know if anything will threaten the United States.
5 questions answered.
A power boost for Formula E.
Old, inefficient engines inside new frames have been sneaking through a regulatory loophole that the EPA was supposed to be closing.
Photography is only a small part of volcano monitoring.
Our fingerprints are all over this week's record-breaking heat.
Creating future Olympic venues requires thinking about how they will be used far into the future.
And just how bad is it?
We asked you to show us your best nature photos, and you delivered! Here are some of our faves.
Climate change is likely a factor
Scientists may finally put some of the basic principles to the test in 2018—and not everyone is happy about that
Stockton Rush is kind of like the Jeff Bezos of the ocean
The space agency does crucial research on our own planet
This luminous display means that changes are afoot
Only tech can prevent forest fires