As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
The smoke will likely impact a few fancier grapes.
Scientists say the dry spell that's costing the Golden State billions could be man-made.
People are already grappling with drought, heat, flooding, and sea level rise.
As average temperatures continue to rise, wildfires in the West are projected to increase 650 percent annually
The Arctic's "new normal" includes more plants, less snow
It's all in the dams.
A Media Matters analysis shows just 4 percent of recent TV reports and 9 percent of print articles mentioned climate change when reporting on wildfires.
You don't even need Congress to enact meaningful reform.
Insects are ravaging North American forests like never before, and NASA satellites are watching the landscape change.
The country's largest corn and soybean producer has been beset by extreme drought as well as extreme flooding in the past two years.
Archaeologists argue that drought caused by climate variation played a major role in the decline and fall of Mayan civilization.
What we have here is a failure to communicate
Every day for the next two weeks we'll be unpacking the record behind the rhetoric
Now that the most adorable animals are under threat, surely we'll turn the tide on the warming planet.
How fish adapt to a warming world is top of mind for governments eager to profit off of a robust fishing industry. Will climate change rule in their favor?
Digging through 55,000 years of African hyrax toilets
New nominations for energy secretary and EPA head will probably face uphill battles in the Senate.
How melting arctic ice has made life harder for lean polar bears.
The first study of global warming's effects on clear-air turbulence offers some uncomfortable predictions.
A warming world pulls the two factors of tornado formation in opposite directions.
But it's not going to be easy for many species
A survey of the past year's papers demonstrates that the science is in on global warming.
Drink lots of water.
Our swiftly dimming planet.
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
The European Union hopes the deal can boost chances of further international agreement at the UN's climate summit
Democrats abandon hope of passing bipartisan bill this summer
Emphasis on "possible"
Maybe. Although some of the ideas aren't pretty
Help your friend learn about global warming with gifts that will almost certainly tick him off.
In his State of the Union Address, Obama promised executive action to reduce pollution and fund alternative fuel research. Got questions? We'll be at the White House later today to get answers for you. UPDATE: The Q&A; is over now. Thanks for your great questions!
It's vague, and carries no actual weight, but we're sure this arctic fox is pleased to know that there's a 7-point scheme to save it when its habitat melts.
Only 1 in 5 students currently say they understand climate change from what they learned in school.
At a speech at Georgetown University, he laid out the basics for how the country will combat climate change--whether or not Congress helps.
Like something straight out of Dune, but the boring, terraforming parts.
"Hurricane Marco Rubio ravages the East Coast."
A new Boston Globe profile rounds up a decade of work in Washington by astrophysicist Willie Soon.
Texas Schoolbook Massacre
“There is no point in doing the research if no one is going to listen to the results,” says one researcher.
Scientists have predicted where nearly 3,000 species will travel
Unseasonably warm? Global warming! Unseasonably cold? No global warming!
Summer in the city could get a whole lot more miserable in the coming decades, according to a new report.
Giving open-minded people a chance to think about both sides of the issue encourages them to support climate change policy.
But the international panel of experts is less sure how that will affect people in specific places.
The latest assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released in full online today, details what we can and cannot predict about global warming.
A new study argues that climate oscillations in East Africa resulted in human migration and adaptation.
What do this week's election results mean for the future of science?
See where Earth is heating up.
The secrets are in the sediment
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
Which will better protect people and property?
Seeding the seas or the skies to dial down the planet's temperature
See the effects of global warming while contributing to them!
Meanwhile, Nepal asks world to help measure the peak's exact height
At high outback temperatures, gasoline vaporizes too quickly to pump.
A musicologist and a climatologist create a soundtrack for glacier melt.
Wow, maybe we should stop cutting down so many trees.
How climate change has shifted spring's emergence
Anatomy of a fact check.
The former ski bum built open-access tools that convert raw data from radar databases into formats that climate modelers can use to better predict climate change.
The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull gave scientists a chance to test a high-stakes geoengineering idea.
Last week was a busy one in Congress for climate legislation. But signals have been mixed
Maybe we can all just agree on this one?
A new study examines how well belief in conspiracy theories predicts science skepticism.
Addressing the American Geophysical Union, James Hansen urges fellow scientists to study, share facts on nuclear energy
The now-extinct giant beaver once lived from Florida to Alaska.
Two statements on climate change will set the record straight--as long as nuanced differences from past reports aren't exaggerated.
Bowel-based biomarkers indicate where ancient humans settled and started changing the environment.
Conservative media makes people distrust scientists, and in turn, doubt the existence of climate change.
From heat waves in Australia to floods in Mozambique, global warming is already harming millions of people worldwide, says forthcoming UN report
Katharine Hayhoe, "Climate Change Evangelist," wins national science communicator award
Under-the-radar polluters, and the individuals doing their best to hold climate science back
Nearly a decade ago, NASA built an Earth-monitoring satellite that could have observed global warming in action. Then the agency stashed it in a warehouse in Maryland, where it remains to this day.
Climate change will drive people to urban areas, and smarter cities will be needed to shelter them
Wheat, rice and corn provide 60 percent of the world's calories -- here's how to prepare them for the future
When it's 115 degrees in March, it might take a Hail Mary of a solution to help us
A cartoonist and a climate scientist teamed up on a new book.
We're on a collision course with extreme weather. It's time to acknowledge that, and to prepare
It won't be easy, but there are ways to make the food production math add up
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?