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Fossil-fuel pollution has been offsetting global warming to the tune of about 30 percent per year. Cleaning up that pollution, a must, threatens to accelerate warming unless humanity changes its fuel-use strategy.
Insects and other animals that regulate their body temperature externally may be especially vulnerable as the world warms.
What's behind global warming—and is there anything we can do?
Rather than wowing its visitors this summer with world-class air pollution, China wants to impress them with its clean, green Olympics.
A new data-rich climate model foresees a short-term reprieve from warming for parts of western Europe and North America.
From glaciers to sea ice, the big melt is on.
Scientists are exploring strategies for capturing carbon dioxide and storing it safely away in order to limit the levels of that greenhouse gas in the atmosphere.
A poster-species for the hazards of greenhouse gas accumulation thrives in carbon dioxide-rich waters.
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