Hidden under the cover of sea-ice for most of the year, and living in cold water near the seafloor, are thousands of unique species. Research has generated new techniques to map where these species live, and predict how this might change in the future.
The global circulatory system is incredibly complex, and parts of it, like the North Icelandic Jet, are barely understood. That's why these scientists are in Iceland in the dead of winter.
Byproducts from coal-fired power plants and metal production can help lower the carbon footprint of concrete production.
Sand can seem like the most abundant and inexhaustible thing on Earth. But a global building boom is gobbling up sand — and destroying vital ecosystems around the world — for concrete and landfill.
China is refusing to take impure recycling and that's forcing communities, like Lynn, Massachusetts, to clean up their act.
Starbucks announced plans to discontinue using plastic straws at its 28,000 locations worldwide. It's a positive development for the environment. But is it worthy of celebration?
Kavanaugh believes climate change is a threat, but takes a narrow interpretation of the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate change-related disasters have the potential to disrupt access to caregivers, assistive devices and medical supplies, which many people with a physical disability depend on, says Alex Ghenis of the Berkeley, California-based World Institute on Disability.
Coal has driven Wyoming’s economy for decades. The state sits on hundreds of years of coal reserves. But the world is slowly moving away from coal, leaving some towns at a crossroads.
Wyoming is a coal state. But it’s becoming a wind state, too.