Contrary to earlier predictions made by scientists, Greenland ice is melting at 7 percent faster. According to a new study which made use of GPS, Greenland is losing approximately 40 trillion pounds in year. The estimate is more than what scientists had thought.
Data from the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center revealed that the Arctic sea ice is at the second lowest minimum ever recorded.
Beyond the environmental effects of climate change, new documents from retired US military officials reveal that the warming globe could also affect US military operations and might even instigate international conflicts.
A group of environmentalists has come up with a solution to save the Caribbean corals: 3D printing.
For those who have yet to visit Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, now would be the best time to visit. Reports state that the Great Barrier Reef is dying, with almost half of the reef’s corals already having vanished. All this due to the effects of global warming and coral bleaching.
The strange "lake balls" of Iceland are now disappearing fast. The green and perfectly round plants, called lake balls, is a form of freshwater alga (Aegagropila linnaei) and is extraordinarily rare.
A study published in the journal PLOS ONE reveals that teachers' climate change beliefs may influence students. However, students can still deduce the cause of climate change independently, and does not really rely on their teachers' beliefs completely.
Air pollution is one of the most severe environmental problems in East Asia. But where does Asia's air pollution come from?
Six species of native Hawaiian honeycreepers could be extinct within the next 10 years due to climate change and rat infestation.
For so long, the world’s seas have gotten the brunt of the heat – literally. Climate change has heated the ocean to dangerously high temperatures and a recent analysis compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed the disastrous consequences to come, from super storms to change in marine life behavior.
The years of conservation efforts on giant pandas in China have proven successful as these adorable bears have been downgraded from being "Endangered" to Vulnerable" on the Interational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. However, is climate change trumping everything that China has done for the past years?
The Paris Agreement on climate change may soon kick into action as China ratifies the pact on Saturday, with the U.S., another super pollutor, to follow suit.
The Black Sea’s upper layers are oxygenated and historically teeming with sea life, but in recent years global warming has drastically affected its inhabitability.
There are days so scorchingly hot that it seems like a good idea to wrap one’s self in ice. Well, scientists have made the next best thing: plastic clothing to keep you cool and ward off the sweaty armpits for the entire day. A team of researchers from Stanford University found that polyethylene -- known to be the most common plastic in the planet -- is an effective textile material in beating the heat.
As each month of 2016 continues to set world-record temperatures, a top climate scientist from NASA said the warming of the planet is at an "unprecedented" pace, with studies showing no pause in rising temperatures.