Sockeye salmon are returning to Lake Washington in the smallest numbers since record-keeping started. As of early August, 17,000 sockeye had returned from the ocean, compared to hundreds of thousands at their peak.
The way we produce food and manage land must change radically if humans hope to avoid catastrophic global temperature rise, according to a new report by the United Nations panel on climate change.
Advocates for a “green new deal” for Seattle made their pitch to the Seattle City Council on Tuesday for aggressive action on climate change and inequity.
In many turtle species, sex is determined by temperature in the egg. That makes turtles particularly vulnerable to climate change. But scientists say the animals may have a way to shield themselves.
Our earth is in the middle of what may be the hottest summer on record. Scorching new records were set all over Europe this week. What could be more urgent news than the temperature of our planet?
By breeding and migrating earlier, some birds are adapting to climate change. But it's probably not happening fast enough for some species to survive, according to new research.
The agreement is different from plans expected to be announced by the Trump administration that would weaken national emissions standards.
This week on the Hidden Brain radio show, decision-making. We learn why we often stumble when trying to make ourselves happy, and why certain decisions leave us wondering "what if?"
The central U.S. just experienced the most widespread river flooding ever recorded there. Flood defenses in major cities largely performed well, but many smaller communities were simply overwhelmed.