Now's the time to prepare for the heat waves, heavy rains and droughts that climate change will bring, says Stanford's Chris Field, a noted climate researcher.
A new study casts doubt over the validity of models used to assess the impact of radiation on human health.
Planet's carbon uptake doubles in past 50 years, researchers ponder how long trend can continue.
Astronomers filmed a small asteroid called 2012 KT42 which narrowly missed Earth on 29 May.
NASA's Terra satellite captured two tropical cyclones on visible imagery today, August 1 as they head for landfall. Typhoon Saola is approaching Taiwan and Typhoon Damrey approaching southern Japan, are both headed for landfall in China.
Greenland's ice sheets are melting faster than the natural process, according to NASA.
Global warming has even forced worms to make adjustments. A group of French earthworms have migrated to Ireland owing to the rise in global temperatures, according to a new study published in the RoyalSociety Journal Biology Letters.
A team of researchers have identified the zones in the ocean that are deficient in vitamin B using an analytical technique.
A new strange-looking fish species has been discovered by the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) on the North Chatham Rise in New Zealand.
River networks on Titan are shaping the surface of Saturn's largest moon, according to a new study.
A group of animal advocates is fighting to have animals recognized as legal beings, a new thought in extending the concept of legal existence to living beings other than humans.
Nitrous oxide known as laughing gas may have partly played a role in the end of the ice age, according to a new study.
A new aquifer called Ohangwena II has been discovered that stretches under the borders of Namibia and Angola covering an area of 43 miles by 25 miles on the Namibian side of the border, according to BBC.