An area up to 8,500 square miles wide will be drained of oxygen in the Gulf this year—and next to no marine life will be able to survive.
Articles tagged "global warming"
We used to think Antarctica lost most of its mass from calving glaciers. Now we know it's melting from the bottom up. That's trouble.
This is kind of a big deal. China and the United States, which never seem to agree on any climate change issues, just made a historic pact to cut down on a super-powerful heat-trapping gas.
So sayeth the Center for Disease Control.
But as precipitation in those areas plunges, don't expect the trend to continue.
Artist Melissa F. Clarke delivers the front lines of climate change via generative algorithms.
Case in point: Blue Lake, a body of freshwater on Australia's North Stradbroke Island, has been almost completely untouched by climate change for the last 7,000 years.
We'd better get acquainted with the new, ice-free Antarctica. Thankfully, a bunch of scientists just figured out exactly what that looks like.
This is exactly how humans generate all the gases that are frying the planet.
The new literary genre, an offshoot of science fiction, is getting some attention from book critics and publishing companies alike. Will the public care?
NOAA's annual forecast is out, and the summer's going to be stormy.
Five maps, charts, and graphs that prove the planet's screwed.
Welcome to the trash sauna.
The Arctic is melting, so Obama is sending the military north.
The average ocean wave height is going to decline, say scientists who have completed the first intensive models on the subject.
A new study explains how exhaust, sea spray, pine forests, and other stinks help create a natural sunscreen.
There is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than there has been in 3 million years. And there were no humans back then.
Reducing Black Carbon and Other Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Could Reduce Sea Level Rise by a Third
But that's bad news for the world's air conditioning addiction.
Bear in mind, these are the words of a scientist, not a preacher going on about the rapture.
So Antarctica is probably going to turn into a giant slushy sooner rather than later.
In his dying days, the legendary film critic had more on his mind than movies.
Vancouver didn't have enough snow in 2010. Russia fears the same for 2014. So they both took extreme measures.