Rapid development in flood-prone zones during recent decades helped boost the amount of property exposed to the 2018 hurricane substantially, a new study says.
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Scientists say a long-feared megadrought, worse than anything in recorded history, seems to be starting up in southwestern North America.
Study identifies unprecedented atmospheric conditions behind devastating summer; suggests climate models may greatly underestimate future melting.
Kevin Uno, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, studies how abrupt changes in climate affected Neolithic human settlement, diet, and abandonment in northwest Africa.
Some policies can simultaneously address public health threats, reduce emissions and provide for a city’s recovery.
New GPS data show birds adjust to shifting snow conditions as climate warms
Researchers long ago predicted that the 1987 Montreal Protocol, banning ozone-depleting gases, would reverse a worrisome trend in Southern Hemisphere winds. A new study shows they were right.
Three Earth Institute experts weigh in.
Both crises start with experts issuing warnings about big invisible monsters and end with catastrophic consequences that are nearly unstoppable by the time they can be seen and felt.
Ceiba — a teacher, musician, and activist — emphasizes the importance of listening to and learning from indigenous peoples.