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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?
A dramatic visualization of the forces bringing the Gulf of Mexico up to New Orleans' back door
Next year, a new tunnel under Lake Mead will begin delivering water to Las Vegas. The project is massive, expensive, politically fraught—and a harbinger of things to come.
And it's on the same scale as parts of the Grand Canyon!
San Francisco, get ready to get your feet wet.
Let this map of U.S. states scaled by volume above sea level guide you to your water-damaged, dystopian home of the future.
The New York City mayor's new $20 billion storm preparation plan is based on some scary data about how the city will look by the 2050s.
Bring a bathing suit, kids, we're going to the Jefferson Memorial.
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On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
Operation Ice Bridge will be the most extensive aerial survey ever of Antarctica
The nation's satellites document environmental threats around the globe. So why is the future of earth observation in peril?
Geographic profiling pioneer Kim Rossmo has been likened to Sherlock Holmes; his Watson in the hunt for serial killers is a digital sidekick -- an algorithm he calls Rigel.
Reconstructing sea level history for the first time