With only a few weeks left before the Obama administration finally ends and the new president-elect takes his seat, Donald Trump is reportedly already choosing and appointing his cabinet members and advisers. Known to have controversial views regarding many scientific issues, Trump was strongly urged by the scientific community to hire a competent, respected, and trusted science and technology adviser.
Climate change poses a great threat in the long-term survival of deep-sea coral population in the North Atlantic region.
A phenomenon called “thunderstorm asthma” caused the death of six Australians and plagued thousands more. What causes it and why is it dangerous?
Scientists have discovered that the transport of Sahara Desert dust in the atmosphere may have crucially affected the changes in climate for thousands of years.
Trump Plans to Defund NASA's Climate Programs Worries Experts
According to reports, Donald Trump has been doing quite an interesting turn around as he changes his mind about many things he has promised during his campaign. A recent statement released by the president-elect said he is "keeping an open mind" about pulling out of the Paris Climate Treaty.
President-elect Donald Trump appeared to have changed his stance on climate change and said he would be keeping an “open mind” about the Paris Agreement.
A new study sheds light on a possible explanation of the so-called “global warming hiatus” trend – the temporary slowdown of global mean surface temperatures that happened between 1998 and 2013.
Trump is backing down from his initial sentiments towards climate change. In an interview with reporters from New York Times, Trump told the press that he believes human activity may affect the climate.
Scientists are developing a multi-gas detector that could spot harmful emissions fast with a single sensor, which could deliver a breakthrough in preventing climate change.
The president-elect, Donald Trump, has made very damning statements about a slew of different fields before and during his campaign. Arguably, scientists championing projects geared towards alleviating the effects of climate change are amongst the most worried for the future of their projects.
Trump has made the climate research community anxious, shifting the focus and funding away from government efforts that delve on climate change such as NASA's earth sciences program and appointment of Myron Ebell as head of the EPA transition.
It is evident that the world is suffering from the extreme side effects of climate change. With sea ice at record lows and world temperatures at record high, it is now time for nations all over the world to transition into a "greener" state. For the past few years, experts and scientists have been lobbying for the full changeover of countries' energy generation from methods with carbon emissions to renewable energy. According to experts, Morocco may be the next leader of this "green" world.
Scientists have discovered that an underwater graveyard of dead corals off the coast of Kiritimati is slowly coming back to life.
A study published by researchers from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and a team of scientists is evaluating the relationship between changing sea ice and beluga whale migration. They are also assessing the summer residency patterns of a number of populations over two decades of dramatic sea ice changes in the Pacific Arctic. Working in collaboration with Native hunters in Alaska and Canada, the researchers discovered that beluga whales showed an ability to deal with a changing environment.