The planet is getting pushed to its tipping point on the way to a 'Hothouse Earth' state. In these conditions, temperatures and sea levels could reach unbearable heights.
For the second year in a row, Death Valley in California set the record for the hottest month ever. Scientists warn that the national park's scorching temperatures may soon make it too warm for human habitation.
Scientists found gigantic cracks on the mantle under the Tibetan Plateau. The unprecedented glimpse of the sub-surface region explains the strange regions that earthquakes have been hitting in Tibet.
In an incredible study, physicists reveal that the Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electromagnetic energy in its hidden chambers. The findings could yield many practical implications in nanophysics and solar energy.
USA Today reports that the entertainment giant will be banning single-use plastic straws from all theme parks that it owns. This includes resorts, properties, and any place Disney has a hold on.
Whether it is caused by wildfire or prescribed fire, smoke can have serious health ramifications, including aggravating respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. In a previous study, Sachdeva looked at 700 tweets related to the King Fire in California and found that they were a reliable predictor of air quality related to that fire
Research published today in Nature describes upheaval among fish and invertebrate communities after a marine heatwave hit Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea in early 2016.
A warmer future may lead to a common Midwestern songbird becoming considerably less common, according to a team of researchers whose study of the population-level impacts of climate change on Acadian flycatchers was published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Diamonds are some of the most valuable rocks on Earth, precisely because of its rarity. New research finds it's not so rare after all, with a shockingly endless stash below Earth's surface.
A huge iceberg, measuring 100 meters in height, slammed into the western coast of Greenland. According to the BBC, the iceberg is 200 meters wide, 100 meters high and weighs 11 million tons.
Archaeologists unearth stone tools in China dating back to 2.1 million years old, the oldest ever evidence of hominins outside of Africa. These tools are 1.3 million years older than modern humans.
Who knew the first ever color produced by living things on Earth is a bright shade of pink? Scientists find 1.1-billion-year-old rocks with fossils of the earliest pigments in geological history.
What's going on in Canada and why is raining feces over there? Nobody knows the answer, but there have been multiple incidents of bystanders getting splattered with poop falling from the skies.
Humans are causing Earth's temperature rising dangerously high in present time. Half a billion years ago, it was the evolution of early animals that sparked the planet's first global warming event.