Many “green” countries depend on imports from more polluting countries. A new index takes this into account and could shake up rankings on global environmental report cards.
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Public health researchers run the numbers on creating a park on top of a section of the highway, finding it a worthwhile investment for community health.
A new study looks at the mental biases that prevent people from taking adequate safety measures when a hurricane is on the way.
Adding protective barriers around street trees could reduce load on city sewers, study finds.
Chia-Ying Lee, a scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, studies the structure and intensity evolution of tropical cyclones and how these are influenced by climate change.
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA released today.
Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study.
New line of information could help predict the storms’ future strength under climate change.
Earth Institute postdoc Nandini Velho writes about two wildlife workers who made a documentary about the Pakke Tiger Reserve and the people who protect it.
A new study projects that in coming decades the effects of high humidity in many areas may surpass humans’ ability to work or, in some cases, even survive.