Climate Crisis

Innovation
"Micro-energy" invention scavenges the wind that turbines miss
Sarah Wells
Science
Can planting a trillion trees really help Earth? It's complicated
Nina Pullano
Science
"Cascading disasters": soccer-ball sized cameras catalogue the burning West
Sarah Wells
Science
5 ways to eat healthier and more sustainably
Nina Pullano
Innovation
This strange biomaterial could be the basis of homes on Mars
Sarah Wells
Science
Antarctica glacier melt sparks concerns as pandemic delays climate talks
Nina Pullano
Innovation
Tesla HVAC: Elon Musk teases “super-efficient” home energy system
Mike Brown
Science
"Food miles" map shows how easy it is to eat locally in the United States
Nina Pullano
Science
Earth may pass a dangerous warming limit by 2024 — study
Pep Canadell and Rob Jackson
Science
How changing our diets could save the environment
JoAnna Wendel
Innovation
Webcams are bringing us terrifyingly close to the Western wildfires
Sarah Wells
Science
Changing our diet in 3 key ways could fundamentally alter climate change
Nina Pullano
Science
5 terrifying facts about the melting permafrost
Nina Pullano
Science
Worldwide renewable energy could do more harm than good
Laura Sonter, James Watson and Richard K Valenta
Science
Amid the hydrogen hype, climate experts reveal what what will actually work
Thomas Bräunl, Peter Newman and Jake Whitehead
Science
Scientists composted “biodegradable” balloons. Here’s what happened next.
Morgan Gilmour and Jennifer Lavers
Science
California 2020 wildfires, as seen from space
Nina Pullano
Science
The catastrophic science behind the stunning photos of Arctic crater
Nina Pullano
Science
"Unsurvivable" storm surge: The science of Hurricane Laura
Nina Pullano
Innovation
Turbo-boosted photosynthesis could mean cars running on algae
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Tesla electric jet: Elon Musk says a key technology is ‘3 to 4 years’ away
Mike Brown
Science
CO2 emissions still rising despite a temporary pandemic slowdown
JoAnna Wendel
Science
The Postal Service crisis and the environmental crisis are connected
David Grossman
Science
Why CO2 levels are still rising after Covid-19 forced carbon emissions down
Zoe Loh, Helen Cleugh, Paul Krummel and Ray Langenfelds
Innovation
Optimized 'anti-solar panels' may be the future of sustainable energy
Sarah Wells
Science
These teens want to solve plastic pollution through gene-editing
Maddie Bender
Science
Extreme heat study reveals which US cities are most vulnerable
Nina Pullano
Science
'Ocean-in-a-lab' shows the power of tiny climate change fighters
Nina Pullano
Science
Extreme heat has a surprisingly severe effect on mental health
Harriet Ingle
Science
A massive change is coming to the Himalayas
Ann Rowan
Culture
Biodiversity loss could be making us sick – here’s why
Jake M. Robinson
Culture
Is humanity doomed because we can’t plan for the long-term?
Robin Dunbar, Chris Zebrowski and Per Olsson
Science
Why a "smaller than expected" dead zone isn't good news
Nina Pullano
Science
You can see American air pollution inequality from space
Nina Pullano
Science
The secret life of ancient trees
JoAnna Wendel
Science
How chimpanzees helped African rainforests recover from collapse
Alex Chepstow-Lusty
Science
Are we doomed if we don’t curb air pollution by 2030?
Robert McLachlan
Innovation
PPE poses a major environmental threat — scientists propose a solution
Sarah Wells
Innovation
New lead recycling solution could make solar panels better than ever
Sarah Wells
Science
While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is facing a catastrophe
Andrew Glikson
Science
We found the perfect spot on Earth to see if anti-pollution laws actually work
John French and Amy Y. Vittor
Culture
Now is a perfect time to talk to the climate change denier in your life.
eMedia Patch, Laura McGuire and Geoff Beattie
Science
A solution to pollution is actually a problem, PFAS study reveals
Nina Pullano
Science
Longevity study reveals why ancient trees can stave off death
Nina Pullano
Science
The climate won’t warm as much as we feared – but it will warm more than we hoped
Steven Sherwood, Eelco Rohling and Katherine Marvel
Science
How could Earth’s plastic pollution problem look by 2040? Here's what we predict.
Costas Velis and Ed Cook
Science
Does hot weather slow Covid-19? Here's what we saw.
François Cohen, Anant Jani, Moritz Schwarz, Sihan Li and Yangsiyu Lu
Culture
Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction
Warren Mabee
Innovation
5 clean technologies that aren't electric cars
JoAnna Wendel
Innovation
Fast food waste and lithium trash could make big biofuel
Sarah Wells