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.
President Obama has been quite aggressive with his actions toward the protection of the environment and the possible mitigation of the effects of climate change during his administration. And now, it seems to many that he is dashing his actions toward sustainability at a more aggressive pace than previously.
Climate change poses a great threat in the long-term survival of deep-sea coral population in the North Atlantic region.
Thinning and retreat of the floating Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could be a part of a longer-term process that may have been triggered in the 1940s.
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.
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.
Scientists have discovered that an underwater graveyard of dead corals off the coast of Kiritimati is slowly coming back to life.
A team of scientists has discovered a way on how to store carbon dioxide (CO2) into rocks, converting it into stable carbonate minerals. This new technology opens up a possible solution for lessening carbon emissions, making the Paris Climate Agreement target more achievable.
As winter comes, Earth's climate is getting weirder reports show that North Pole's temperature is getting hotter by a dramatic 36 degrees while Siberia gets extremely cold weather -- all because of climate change.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visit to Antarctica is a milestone for climate change scientists and activists alike elated. It was, however, cut short, as the results of the 2016 US Elections came out.