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Greenhouse gases, sea level rise, and ocean acidification all broke records in 2021
A new UN state of the climate report shows the dire need for action.
An East Antarctic ice shelf has collapsed
Yet another troubling sign of climate change in the poles.
What a century of rising seas can tell us about the next 30 years
The crisis is here, even if you don’t think of it that way.
NOAA predicts sea level rise will bring floods across the US—even to inland areas
Americans need to keep cutting greenhouse gas emissions and also prepare.
The ‘doomsday’ glacier is on the brink of collapse
Something scary is brewing under the surface of Antarctica.
This one image illustrates the severity of climate change
Knee-deep in the rising tide, a Tuvalu minister's COP26 speech makes a big impression.
Greenland is racking up historic climate events
Historic events are piling up in Greenland, and not in a good way.
Why we’re going to see a rapid rise in sunny day floods
Sea level rise will combine with a cyclical change in the moon's orbit to make sunny day flooding much more common.
Popular Science’s favorite stories of 2020
13 staff recommendations worth revisiting.
Saving historical landmarks from climate change could mean altering them
From Venice to Chan Chan, preservationists need to work with communities to come up with a plan.