The wildfires weren’t just unprecedented—scientists didn’t think such catastrophic conflagrations would happen until the end of this century.
A ‘solar sharing’ pilot project in Colorado is testing whether farmers can profit from growing vegetables and harvesting green energy on the same plot.
With the help of a new kind of drone, marine biologists can sequence DNA found in the ocean to reveal what’s living in an ecosystem—and what’s missing.
The world’s richest man committed $10 billion to fighting climate change. We’ve got some ideas about how to spend it.
Seawalls, parks, and elevated buildings can protect against rising tides. But they can also push the price of housing up, and longtime residents out.
A new way to produce nanoparticles—which convert carbon dioxide emissions into fuel—may help a niche green-energy technology go mainstream.
From space and with drones, scientists are watching the Arctic get greener. That’s troubling both for the region, and the planet as a whole.
Researchers are debating the best way to monitor the ocean currents that sweep through the Labrador Sea—and may foretell the planet’s climate future.
Thirty-four Meuse-Rhine-Issels aboard a stable in Rotterdam’s harbor show that cow buoys could provide a creative way to boost food security.
Measuring how many bugs fly into car windshields might sound silly. But to scientists predicting an “insect apocalypse,” the numbers are deadly serious.