There are a huge number of physical, financial, and political obstacles.
The major report will include updates on everything from how long CO2 hangs out in the atmosphere to dangers posed by sea level rise.
A first-of-its-kind study links climate change to the increasing frequency of super storms.
Globe-spanning belts of moisture are gradually moving north, spelling droughts for a bunch of new regions, say researchers.
Japan faces more than its fair share of risk.
After Hurricane Sandy, tight neighborhoods and centralized infrastructure recovered more quickly than spread-out areas.
People are planting more trees, thinking carefully about coastal development, and anticipating the future of California's wineries.
A new report ranks 34 major U.S. cities by their energy-use policies.
Thousands are relocating to higher ground.
Because an awful lot of them don't have it.
International security experts explain how low rainfall can evolve into violent conflict.
If researchers want to study the connection between environmental disaster and popular concern, acid rain would be a good place to start.
Scientists expect stronger hurricanes. But according to a new study, the East Coast is at lower risk of a direct hit.
The cow poop-crunching insects play a small but vibrant role in reducing greenhouse gases, scientists report.
Higher temperatures, prolonged drought, and fire suppression policy combine to make fires worse.
NASA tries to answer the question.
The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
This generation is doomed to more frequent and extreme heat waves, but researchers say the next one can benefit if we act on emissions now.