Solar storms that disrupt the Earth’s magnetic field may be scrambling gray whales’ internal GPS and causing them to strand on shorelines, a new study found. Gray whales journey an annual 10,000 miles
Oil and gas production may be responsible for a far larger share of the soaring levels of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, in the earth’s atmosphere than previously thought, new research has found.
Coal, oil, and gas are responsible for much more atmospheric methane, the super-potent warming gas, than previously known. In the thick of a Greenland summer of field work in 2015, Benjamin Hmiel and team
A sea creature less than 2 inches long is one of the ocean's loudest creatures, and research has found that it may only get louder as a result of the oceans getting warmer. The "snapping shrimp" – also
Loss of the vital pollinators, due in part to temperature extremes and fluctuations, could have dire consequences for ecosystems and agriculture. Bumblebees, among the most important pollinators, are trouble.
Changes to the implementation of Migratory Bird Treaty Act take away the threat of penalties, at a time when bird numbers are plummeting. Shortly after midnight on March 24, 1989, an oil tanker owned Exxon
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the status of one city’s consent decree. Louisville, Ky., is not known to have renegotiated
(CNN) — No one should want the United States to return to the days of free-flowing industrial pollution, of dead waterways and poisoned birds, when science and society didn't fully understand how large-scale
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (Getty Images/Salon) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was criticized by scientists after he claimed that teenage climate
Scientists have discovered a molecule that can absorb more of the full spectrum of solar energy than ever before. The same molecule is also an effective catalyst to make clean energy in the form of hydrogen.
If people start to believe the end is nigh, they might give up on tackling environmental problems. This story was published in partnership with Nexus Media, a syndicated newswire covering climate, energy,