Development and climate change are creating the perfect conditions for widely destructive infernos.
Scientists have linked a warmer climate to a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels.
The eastern part, anyway; in the West it will be hotter and drier, predict scientists.
The large swath of corn running through the United States "boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on Earth," says NASA.
Scientists hope to improve the study of climatology by looking at sunsets in centuries-old landscape portraits.
A select few countries have been responsible for the majority of the world's CO2 emissions since the '70s.
A recent decline in the rate of increased worldwide temperatures is masking the brow-sweating temperatures of the future.
The warming climate is predicted to bring punishing rainstorms.
Here's a primer to last month's significant floods, droughts, and overall hotter-than-average temperatures.
Humanity should brace itself for the searing and deadly weather of the future, say British scientists.
Torrential downpours and abnormal heat could kill nearly half of penguin chicks in a single year, say researchers.
Nine of the 10 hottest years on record all occurred after 2000, says NASA.
Climate change will mean more frequent and more powerful El Niños, say researchers.
International boundaries look a lot different when you judge a country by its greenhouse-gas emissions.
A new map showing the carbon footprint for nearly every zip code indicates that suburbs are powerful greenhouse-gas emitters.
Acidic oceans are stressing out fish, say researchers, and that's not good for global food security.
A billion people could lose easy access to water by the end of the century, triggering mass migrations, food shortages, and wars.
Hotter, wetter weather and new droughts are shown in this weirdly undulating simulation of Earth's atmosphere.
Globe-spanning belts of moisture are gradually moving north, spelling droughts for a bunch of new regions, say researchers.