In First Half of July, the Amazon Lost Nearly 400 Square Miles of Forest

Deforestation was a problem even in 2018. Things aren’t looking better now.Photo: AP The Brazilian.

Joshua Trees Are Being Wiped Out by Climate Change

RIP, friends.Photo: Getty Climate change is set to kill off most of our nation’s Joshua.

The U.S. Is Set to Roast This Week Under a Potentially Record-Setting Heat Wave

The only thing worse than the hottest time of summer is a heat wave on.

Another Thing Killing Coral Reefs: Our Poop

Photo: Greg McFall (NOAA) It’s no secret that corals are dying at an alarming rate..

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto’s Conduct ‘Reprehensible’

Roundup on sale in San Francisco, 2019.Photo: Haven Daley ( (AP) A federal judge in one.

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High

Barry Williams wading through storm surge from Lake Ponchartrain on July 13 in Mandeville, Louisiana.Photo:.

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year

Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy.

A Blackbird Blowing ‘Smoke’ Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards

Whoa.Photo: Kathrin Swoboda (Audobon Photography Awards) Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day,.

Paradise, California, Has Lost More Than 90 Percent of Its Residents Since Last Year’s Deadly Fire

The remnants of the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, California.Photo: Getty The Camp Fire destroyed.

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry’s Potentially Catastrophic Flooding

Photo: AP If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry,.

New Orleans Faces Major Flooding From Tropical Storm Barry

Terrian Jones feels something move in the water as she brings these two boys to.

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump

The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s.

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency

Photo: AP Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a.

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That’s Visible From Space

Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which.

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC

Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful.

Austria on the Verge of Becoming First EU Country to Ban Controversial Roundup Herbicide

A popular herbicide currently in use worldwide, but controversially linked to cancer, is on the.

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days

A liquor store in Ridgecrest, California on July 6, 2019, following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.Photo:.

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet

Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and.

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It’s Now Threatened

Photo: AP The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily.

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change

Photo: Getty Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics.

More Than a Million Ordered to Evacuate as Southern Japan Braces for a Month of Rain in a Single Day

The fallout from last year’s floods in Japan.Photo: Getty More than 1 million people are.

Last Month Was the Hottest June Ever Recorded, European Satellite Data Shows

Photo: AP The planetary heat bender we’re on just hit a new milestone. Fueled by.

Meet the People Risking Their Lives to Study Our Dying Mountain Glaciers

Extreme Field WorkA series about how science gets done in Earth’s weirdest, wildest environments, from.

Alaska Is Hot and on Fire

Smoky haze from a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula obscures the view from an Anchorage.

Airplane Contrails Have Surprising Effect on the Atmosphere

The climate impact of flying isn’t just about carbon emissions. The contrails that airplanes create.

Everyone Flopped on Climate Change During the First Democratic Debates

Raise your hand if you want a climate debate.Photo: AP If there is one thing.

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland’s Ice

Meltwater forms on top of the Greenland ice sheet in the summer. Some of it.

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record

Image: NASA WorldView France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting.

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat

A burned landscape in Torre de l’Espanyol, Catalonia, where a wildfire erupted on Wednesday.Photo: AP.

The Gateway Protecting the Arctic’s Oldest Sea Ice Has Collapsed Months Ahead of Schedule

The Nares Strait, open for business in mid-May.Photo: NASA Earth Observatory Every summer as the.

Big Little Lies Asks Whether Some Kids Are Too Young to Learn About Climate Change

Following the incident, the school held an assembly to hear parents’ concerns.Photo: HBO Everyone learns.

Longest Oil Spill in U.S. History May Be 900 Times Larger Than Originally Estimated

This March 31, 2015, aerial file photo shows an oil sheen from the former Taylor.