Study picks apart factors that caused severe, long-lasting droughts and suggests increased risk for future.
Nicole deRoberts, Author at State of the Planet
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.
A science career can offer unique opportunities and challenges for juggling work and family.
A new study is the first to untangle the effects of volcanic eruptions and El Niño events on hurricane patterns.