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The Antarctic Ice Sheet Has Lost 3 Trillion Tons of Ice Since 1992

Scientists found that the rate of ice loss is accelerating, threatening coastal cities if sea levels rise.
Jordan Pearson
5 days ago
Trump's EPA
Trump's EPA

Scott Pruitt Has Until July 11 to Explain His Climate Skepticism, Judge Rules

After Pruitt ignored an FOIA request for studies supporting his view that humans are not the primary contributor to climate change, environmental advocates turned to the courts.
Becky Ferreira
6.6.18
exoplanets
exoplanets

Did Alien Civilizations Survive Climate Change?

Modeling the possible trajectories of extraterrestrial civilizations can help shed light on the fate of our own planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.6.18
climate science
climate science

Trump’s NASA Leader Should Explain His ‘Evolution’ on Climate Change

It’s great that Administrator Jim Bridenstine accepts his own agency’s consensus on climate science. Let’s hope he builds on his new perspective.
Becky Ferreira
5.25.18
environment
environment

Most of the Mammals On Earth Are Cows Because We're Addicted to Meat

A new study of all the biomass on the planet found that 60 percent of all mammals are livestock.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.23.18
greenhouse gasses
greenhouse gasses

Tourism Accounts for 8 Percent of Humanity’s Carbon Footprint

The study says more affluent travelers mean higher emissions.
Rachael Lallensack
5.7.18
climate change
climate change

Climate Impacts of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Could Cost Up to $8.7 Billion

There are real costs associated with releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere. Here, we crunched some numbers.
Stephen Leahy
5.3.18
Moveable
Moveable

Electric Cars Make Excellent Autonomous Vehicles—So Why Are Most AVs Gas-Powered?

These engineering students are making an autonomous electric car.
Tracey Lindeman
5.3.18
water
water

Cape Town Residents Tell Us What It's Like Living in the Shadow of 'Day Zero'

Facing a water shortage, residents can no longer wash their cars with municipal water. And bars are cutting frozen margaritas from the menu.
Jay Fleming
4.30.18
climate change
climate change

Rising Sea Levels Could Render 'Thousands' of Islands Uninhabitable Before 2065

A Pentagon-funded study found that thousands of islands could be uninhabitable by the middle of the century due to rising sea levels.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.30.18
Dolphins
Dolphins

How Did Tropical Dolphins End Up Off the Coast of Canada?

“It certainly does suggest the North Pacific is warming up,” says one researcher.
Tracey Lindeman
4.20.18
Dig Deep
Dig Deep

The Geoduck Diver

Hozoji Matheson-Margullis is widely recognized for her pummeling drum chops. But at 37, the emerging marine biologist is making waves at the forefront of Native American STEM in an age of climate change and Trump.
Brian Anderson
4.14.18