Even a limited nuclear war would throw enough soot into the atmosphere to block sunlight and lower global temperatures by more than one degree Celsius.
Climate scientists tend to be optimistic and have faith that humanity can engineer our way out of the climate change we’ve created.
A Dead Fish “Vitamin Pill,” Microbes that Put Dinner on the Table, and a Truck that Runs On Cow Manure
From microbial biochemistry to recycling dead fish to manure-to-energy converters, here’s this week’s most surprising sustainability news.
Wildfires and public health, predicting floods, and substituting beans for beef were top stories in environmental news this week.
Earthworms are often portrayed as beneficial to the environment, but in North America's temperate forests, they are a disaster in action.
When it comes to nuclear power, one word in particular instills fear: meltdown. But what is a meltdown? Can one be avoided?
Insect conservation can be a tough sell. Lots of people simply don’t like bugs, and an endangered bug simply doesn’t pull on the heart strings.
Recently, the mountaineering community has been abuzz with the news that Mount Everest’s eponymous Hillary Step may have ...
The problems of plastic in the environment are well documented. Researchers may have a solution to our problem: the common wax worm.
Research shows that negative messaging is not the most effective way forward.