A study finds that ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Nicole deRoberts, Author at State of the Planet
Typically only shallow wells have arsenic problems, but in an area of India and Bangladesh, deep wells are highly contaminated. Scientists are starting to learn why.
The newly renovated research facility will host an educational mural that combines art and science.
A student research project unveils that tiny plastics in laundry detergents and fabrics could potentially have a big impact on ocean health.
Study picks apart factors that caused severe, long-lasting droughts and suggests increased risk for future.
A new study reveals how local factors influence the Ross Ice Shelf’s stability, refining predictions of how it will change and influence sea rise in the future.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory director Sean Solomon discusses how Apollo 11 affected the scientific community, how Lamont was involved, and what comes next for lunar exploration.
Observational data confirms that Hadley cell circulation is weakening, which has important consequences for future rainfall in the subtropics.
William D’Andrea studies past climates to see how societies such as the Vikings and the Rapanui of Easter Island dealt with environmental change. His work may help us adapt to a hotter future.
A new study finds that as air circulation patterns change with the climate, coastal states could get hit with stronger hurricanes.