Shellfish deposits have been used to determine Pangea's ancient climate. This could help scientists predict future climate changes.
Researchers recently discovered that if elephants are born during times when their mothers are more stressed, they are likely to age faster and reproduce less during their lifetime.
During the last Ice Age, massive slabs of ice covered much of North America, but new research now shows that calving icebergs resulted in a huge influx of freshwater that increased the production of the greenhouse gas, methane, in tropical wetlands.
Prehistoric climate changes that took place thousands of years ago are apparently hidden inside Indian cave deposits (not pictured), and may hold clues to better predicting future climate in the region, according to new research.
Mirroring the sentiments of countless climatologists and past studies, the World Bank has released a new report that details how increasing "extreme weather" is unavoidable in the wake of climate change. According to the report, this extreme weather will still increase in prevalence despite international efforts to mitigate the causes of this change.
A new study has found that pollutant emissions produced by human activity has been causing the world's total annual monsoon rainfall to decline over the past five decades. And while that may be good news for some flood-prone regions, experts do not doubt that it has had a significant adverse impact on delicate ecologies.