A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
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In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying below the salty ocean.
A new study is the latest and perhaps most convincing indication that climate change is eating the Himalayas’ glaciers, potentially threatening water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across much of Asia.
A new study reveals the inner workings of tidally triggered earthquakes, and finds that even the slightest stress can set off a tremor.
A new study challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.
A new study finds that as air circulation patterns change with the climate, coastal states could get hit with stronger hurricanes.
Some solutions are over 100 times cheaper than others, costing as little as $1 per person.
In an unusual new study, scientists say they have detected a growing fingerprint of human-driven global warming on global drought conditions starting as far back as 1900.
A new study suggests bacteria may respire more carbon dioxide from the shallow oceans to the air as seas warm, reducing the deep oceans’ ability to store carbon.
The new findings offer clues about how the solar system formed and how rocky planets change over time.