A new study of the closest ancient analog to modern carbon emissions finds that massive volcanism was the main cause of high carbon at the time. But nature did not come close to matching what humans are doing today.
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Newly discovered seabed channels beneath the Thwaites Glacier may be pathways for warm ocean water to melt the ice’s undersides and contribute to sea level rise.
A new study says that many of the ice shelves ringing Antarctica could be vulnerable to quick destruction if rising temperatures drive melt water into the numerous fractures that currently penetrate their surfaces.
An international team of polar researchers says that the Greenland ice sheet experienced record loss in 2019.
How to set carbon prices that are consistent with goals of both climate experts and economists.
A new approach to carbon pricing avoids the pitfalls of calculating the social costs of carbon.
In a new book, glaciologist Marco Tedesco takes the reader on a personal journey through his sometimes dangerous work.
A Q&A with Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, author of a new book on potential future calamities, and how they may play off one another.
A new South American Drought Atlas reveals that unprecedented widespread, intense droughts and unusually wet periods have been on the rise since the mid-20th century.
But experts say it’s not too late to reduce the most serious effects of these compound issues.