Congress is moving closer to opening Alaska’s pristine wilderness to oil and gas development. What might that mean for the creatures living there?
Sarah Fecht, Author at State of the Planet
If we ate half as many burgers and steaks each week, a new study calculates that it could have a profound effect on carbon emissions and the environment.
Self-driving cars will fundamentally change how we live and work. But not all of those changes will be positive.
They’re rare but can be dangerous, as demonstrated by Medicane Numa’s destruction in Greece last week.
This phenomenon can cause major changes in climate patterns. See what’s in store for your region.
During a show at the Hayden Planetarium, seismologist Ben Holtzman explains how he turns earthquake data into captivating sounds and visualizations.
During a talk on Wednesday, panelists discussed the benefits and challenges of this emerging industry.
A study of ancient eruptions shows modern ice sheets could be vulnerable.
In October 2012, Sandy devastated large swaths of the city with floods and fire. How well have we recovered? And will we be ready for the next big storm?
Despite recent media reports, there’s no imminent threat, says Columbia geologist Einat Lev.