Climate Crisis

Innovation
This genetically modified rice could transform the global food supply
Joanna Thompson
Science
7 images reveal Utah's shrinking Great Salt Lake from space
Jennifer Walter
Innovation
This novel technology could make electric vehicles easier to produce
Molly Glick
Innovation
Congo peat swamps are under threat — with catastrophic environmental consequences
Bart Crezee, Simon Lewis and The Conversation
Innovation
Railways around the world are literally melting — here’s why they can’t take the heat
Kangkang Tang and The Conversation
Innovation
This groundbreaking new battery could help solve our e-waste problem
Charles Q. Choi
Science
Humans wear cotton every day — now, the plant needs genetics' help to survive
Serina Taluja and The Conversation
Innovation
The audacious plan that could save lives from wildfires
Emily E. Schlickman, Brett Milligan, Stephen M. Wheeler and The Conversation
Science
Too hot to sleep? Why your nights are only going to get so much worse
Stephen Burt and The Conversation
Science
Heat waves: 14 strategies to keep cool on hot days
Jennifer Walter
Innovation
Carbon capture technology could turn trains into giant greenhouse-gas vacuums
Allison Parshall
Science
Europe heat wave: 7 maps show the crisis from space
Jennifer Walter
Science
The most epic fantasy movie on HBO Max reveals a real threat to humanity
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Will penguins survive climate change? Their past may reveal the answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Blackouts are likely this summer — here’s how to prepare
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
NASA’s newest climate mission will study Earth’s dramatic dust cycle
Doris Elín Urrutia
Science
How hot is too hot for humans? The answer depends on more than the temperature
W. Larry Kenney, Daniel Vecellio, Rachel Cottle, S. Tony Wolf and The Conversation
Science
Summer heat waves are here — how to prepare and stay cool
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Protofeathers may have helped dinosaurs survive freezing weather and dominate the world
Charles Q. Choi
Science
Heat dome: The United States is baking under this powerful weather phenomenon
William Gallus and The Conversation
Science
NASA rovers may need to dig deeper to find ancient Martian life
Steph Lee
Science
1.8 billion people face once-in-a-century flooding, study reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Scientists discover the biggest bacteria ever
Steph Lee
Science
The best post-apocalypse movie of the century reveals a dark debate over humanity’s future
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Cities across the U.S. are unprepared for deadly temperature spikes
Steph Lee
Science
What is my dog thinking? Science may finally know
Steph Lee
Science
Yellowstone flooding: 10 images capture the extent of the destruction
Jennifer Walter
Science
Climate change and air pollution are wrecking children’s health, a landmark review reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Watch: Superworms snacking on styrofoam could solve our trash problem
Jennifer Walter
Science
Planting trees isn’t enough. Here’s why we need tiny man-made forests
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Unable to fly high, this jewel-colored creature may be in peril — study
Claire Cameron
Science
Quiz: Can you tell a reef's health based on its song? This computer program can
Jennifer Walter
Science
2022 hurricane season: Why it could be the worst since Hurricane Katrina
Nick Shay and The Conversation
Science
Can hummingbirds survive climate change? Scientists say it's complicated
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Melting permafrost could expose millions to invisible cancer-causing gas
Chris Baraniuk and Knowable Magazine
Science
Look: Hidden fossils reveal a microscopic creature that may be resilient to climate change
Jennifer Walter
Science
The world's most vital forests are dying at twice the rate they did 35 years ago — study
Elana Spivack
Science
Pollution is responsible for one in six deaths each year — and it’s getting worse
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
What diet is best for the planet? A new study suggests restaurants can help you choose
Claire Cameron
Science
Can restaurant menus help diners choose climate-friendly meals?
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Watch: Shocking footage shows 2 North Carolina homes claimed by rising seas
Jennifer Walter
Science
Summer 2022: 3 U.S. states are most at risk for extreme temperature increases
Jennifer Walter
Science
4 of the worst heat waves in the last 60 years went unrecorded — here's why
Elana Spivack
Culture
Studio Ghibli films have a subversive message hiding in plain sight
Yuan Pan and The Conversation
Science
The grossest idea from The Matrix could lower your energy bill
Amin Al-Habaibeh and The Conversation
Science
India's heatwaves: These maps put South Asia's scorching temperatures in perspective
Jennifer Walter
Science
The grittiest superhero movie on HBO Max reveals a real looming disaster
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
How a salt lake in California’s desert could transform the U.S. EV industry
Thor Benson
Science
Why there's still hope for stopping the worst consequences of climate change
Robert Lempert, Elisabeth Gilmore and The Conversation
Science
Eco-friendly air conditioners are possible — here’s how future cities can keep cool
Saugat Bolakhe and Knowable Magazine