Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth’s environment are more worrisome than larger but more gradual impacts of climate change, according a panel of scientists advising the federal government. A 200-page report released Tuesday by the National ...
Mexico City won the Air Quality category at the inaugural C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards in September. Here Mayor Mancera gives us insight into PROAIRE, the city’s successful program to improve air quality.
Biologists use a range of techniques to help marine mammals in trouble, such as the pilot whales stuck in the Everglades.
Extreme weather events, increasing food prices and rapid population growth are just some of the challenges cities will face in the 21st century, made more turbulent by the impacts of a changing climate.
These six are examples of the kinds of places around the world essential for the survival of threatened species.
The Wood Stove Decathlon anointed winners this week in a competition aimed at sparking new ideas for an age-old heating method.
A season of shipping milestones is ending in the Arctic. Climate change has ushered in a new era of far north transit, focused on extraction of energy stores.
Offshore wind farms could produce abundant clean energy close to coastal population centers. To critics, however, the towering turbines are unsightly and expensive.
National Geographic Young Explorer Alizé Carrère is researching an innovative method of agricultural adaptation in the Malagasy highlands that has emerged in the face of severe deforestation. Known to locals as “lavaka”, literally meaning “hole”, ...
American Prairie Reserve is a neighbor to two national wildlife refuges across our southern extent. This is an area of Montana with dramatic cliffs cut by the Missouri River and rugged, wooded terrain housing mountain lions and elk.